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ISGAN publishes its discussion paper on micro vs. mega trends for electrical grids

2020-06-02T14:22:38+02:00June 2nd, 2020|All, Supergrid Architecture & Systems|

The International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) has recently published its discussion paper “micro vs MEGA: trends influencing the development of the power system”, with the contribution of SuperGrid Institute experts.

SuperGrid Institute is now part of the French Institutes of Technology (FIT) association

2020-05-20T09:21:33+02:00May 20th, 2020|All|

On the 29th of April, SuperGrid Institute and the 7 other French ITEs officially joined the French Institutes of Technology association alongside its 8 existing members, the IRTs, to develop tangible innovations for the world of tomorrow.

Effective Permeability of Multi Air Gap Ferrite Core 3-Phase Medium Frequency Transformer in Isolated DC-DC Converters

2020-04-08T09:56:37+02:00March 14th, 2020|Power Electronics & Converters, Publications|

This article presents the measurements of the equivalent B(H) and the equivalent magnetic permeability of two three-phase MFT prototypes.

SuperGrid Institute demonstrates the partial discharge behaviour of SF6 subtitute gases which can be used in the future HVDC GIS as part of the PROMOTioN project

2020-03-04T10:32:39+01:00March 4th, 2020|Event, High Voltage Substation Equipment|

SuperGrid Institute will be able to develop an effective partial discharge monitoring system for the future SF6 free high voltage equipment.

Partial Discharge Behavior of Protrusion on High Voltage Conductor in GIS/GIL under High Voltage Direct Current: Comparison of SF6 and SF6 Alternative Gases

2020-04-02T15:16:51+02:00February 28th, 2020|High Voltage Substation Equipment, Publications|

Recent studies have demonstrated that fluoronitrile (FN) NovecTM 4710 and fluoroketone (FK) NovecTM 5110 show higher dielectric strength than SF6. These gases can be mixed with a buffer gas such as CO2 and technical air to have suitable dielectric properties for high voltage insulation applications.