Development of UHV Power Transmission

  • Ke SunEmail author
  • Dongju Wang
  • Sha Li
  • Haifeng Qiu
Part of the Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China book series (ATSTC)


The adoption of the UHV power transmission technology not only can effectively solve the rapid growth of China’s growing demand for electricity, but also makes the long-distance and high-capacity power transmission become more economic. This chapter begins with the introduction of the development of the power grid’s AC and DC voltage level from low voltage to high, and, additionally, focuses on the selection of UHV power transmission voltage levels and the development of UHV power transmission technology in the world.


UHVAC UHVDC Voltage level Power transmission Developing process Power grid 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zhejiang Electric Power CorporationHangzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.College of Electrical EngineeringZhejiang UniversityXihu District, HangzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.State Grid Hangzhou Power Supply CompanyHangzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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