Various graphs overlayed on image of high voltage mast.
Various graphs overlayed on image of high voltage mast.
Various graphs overlayed on image of high voltage mast.

Digital workshop on analysis and operation of future hybrid AC/DC transmission systems

This workshop is organised by the EIG-Concert Japan project MODULATOR.

When: 23 Mars 2022, 09:00-12:30
Venue: Online


  • 09:00 Welcome and introduction to program and speakers by host / practical aspects – Dr. Hans Chr Bolstad, SINTEF
  • 09:15 Introduction to the topic HVDC – Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz Hofmann, Leibniz University Hannover
  • 09:30 The Modulator Project – Dr. Salvatore D’Arco, SINTEF
  • 09:40 A modular framework for state-space modelling of hybrid DC grids – Dr. Jon Are Suul, SINTEF
  • 09:55 Questions and Discussion
  • 10:10 Coffee break
  • 10:20 Large-signal analysis of interconnected AC/DC systems: Theory and demonstration – Prof. Yoshihiko Susuki, Osaka Prefecture University
  • 10:35 Optimization considering small signal aspects – Dr.-Ing. Denis Mende, Fraunhofer IEE
  • 10:50 Emerging power electronics technology in HVDC systems for renewable energy – Prof. Tsuyoshi Funaki, Osaka University
  • 11:05 Questions and Discussion
  • 11:20 Coffee break
  • 11:30 Small-signal modelling for studying converter interactions in HVDC systems – Prof. Jef Beerten, KU Leuven
  • 11:45 HVDC System Studies – Dr.-Ing. Tobias Hennig, Amprion GmbH
  • 12:00 Discussion & conclusions – Dr. Salvatore D’Arco, SINTEF


Project: Module-Aware Modelling and Assessment of Performance of Interconnected AC/MTDC Power Grids (MODULATOR), SINTEF Energy Research, Osaka Prefecture University, Fraunhofer IEE, with guest speakers from Osaka University, Amprion GmbH, Leibniz University and KU Leuven.

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