Analysis on System Characteristics and Economy of UHV Power Transmission

  • Guang ChenEmail author
  • Hao Zhou
  • Jiyuan Li
  • Jingzhe Yu
Part of the Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China book series (ATSTC)


The system characteristics and economy of UHV power transmission differ from those of other voltage levels. This chapter first discusses the system characteristics of UHV power transmission, mainly including the parameter characteristics of the transmission lines and the main transformer, the transmission characteristics, and transmission capacity of power grid and the reliability and stability of the system as well as the characteristics of the transmission and transformation equipment, such as high-voltage shunt reactors and series capacitors. Then, the analysis on economy is made for UHV power transmission. Finally, the technical characteristics and applicable occasions of UHV power transmission will be discussed.


UHVAC UHVDC System characteristics Economy Applicable occasions Transmission capacity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Grid Jiangsu Electric Power Research InstituteNanjingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.College of Electrical EngineeringZhejiang UniversityHangzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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