IEC TR 62978:2017 

HVDC installations - Guidelines on asset management


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IEC TR 62978:2017(E) gives guidelines on the current asset management perspectives for HVDC installations based on best practices of asset owners, operators, users, original equipment manufacturers and regulators within the power industry. This document covers HVDC systems with Line-Commutated Converters (LCC) and can be generally applied to Voltage Sourced Converters (VSC), not including specific equipment or sub-equipment required under VSC. This document provides base guidelines on fundamental aspects and prudent practices to be considered by stake holders in managing HVDC assets. Compliance to additional requirements and recommendations stipulated in this document by the supplier or OEM are non-obligatory, unless explicitly specified by the customer.

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Publication typeTechnical Report
Publication date2017-09-28
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 115 - High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission for DC voltages above 100 kVrss
ICS29.240.01 - Power transmission and distribution networks in general
03.100.10 - Purchasing. Procurement. Logistics
Stability date  2022
File size1809 KB

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