Table of contents

  1. Stig Nilsson, Manfredo Lima, David J. Young
  2. Stig Nilsson, Manfredo Lima, David J. Young
  3. Shukai Xu, Shaobo Wang, Guangjie Zuo, Colin Davidson, Marcio Oliveira, Rizah Memisevic et al.
  4. Hong Rao, Shi He, Xiaodan Wu, Marcio Oliveira, Guillaume de Préville, Colin Davidson et al.
  5. Stig Nilsson, Antonio Ricardo de Mattos Tenório, Subir Sen, Andrew Taylor, Shukai Xu, Gang Zhao et al.
  6. Stig Nilsson, Shukai Xu, Bo Lei, Zhanfeng Deng, Bjarne Andersen
  7. Babak Badrzadeh, Andrew Van Eyk, Peeter Muttik, Bryan Lieblick, Bo Lei, Thomas Magg et al.
  8. Sergey V. Smolovik, Alexander M. Bryantsev
  9. Bjarne R. Andersen, Bruno Bisewski, Narinder Dhaliwal, Mark Reynolds
  10. Bjarne R. Andersen, Dennis Woodford, Geoff Love
  11. Hubert Bilodeau, Bruno Bisewski, Manfredo Lima, Xu Shukai, Bo Lei, Ben Mehraban
  12. Bjarne R. Andersen, Dennis Woodford, Geoff Love
  13. Narinder Dhaliwal, Thomas Magg
  14. Ben Mehraban, Hubert Bilodeau, Bruno Bisewski, Thomas Magg

About this book


This green book offers the outstanding expertise of CIGRE professionals about FACTS in one concise handbook. It provides the most comprehensive information about HVDC, Power Electronic for AC systems and Power Quality Improvement as well as Advanced Power Electronics to Professionals in Power Industry interested in Power Electronics. It covers a large range of topics such as:

  • HVDC: economics of HVDC, applications, planning aspects, design, performance, control, protection, control and testing of converter stations, i.e., the converting equipment itself and also the equipment associated with HVDC links.
  • Power Electronic for AC systems and Power Quality Improvement: economics, applications, planning, design, performance, control, protection, construction and testing.
  • Advanced Power Electronics: development of new converter technologies including controls, use of new semiconductor devices, applications of these technologies in HVDC, Power Electronics for AC systems and Power Quality Improvement. Power Electronics used in other fields of the Electric Power Industry.

More than 30 technical experts from industry wrote the book for electrical power system engineers, managers, planners, project developers and investors.


Power Quality Improvement HVDC Power Transmission AC systems FACTS VSC Transmission Newton Power-Flow Voltage-Sourced Controllers Converter-Based Controllers Power semiconductor devices

Editors and affiliations

  • Bjarne Andersen (Editor-in-Chief)
    • 1
  • Stig L. Nilsson
    • 2
  1. 1.Study Committee B4CIGREParisFrance
  2. 2.Exponent, Inc.PhoenixUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-71926-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2367-2625
  • Series Online ISSN 2367-2633