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ABB Develops a DC Breaker for High Voltage Transmission


By New Renter   Follow   Sat, 24 Nov 2012, 7:29am PST   472 views   2 comments
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http://tdworld.com/go-grid-optimization/transmission/abb-hvdc-circuit-breaker-1112/index.html?source=Patrick.net\\&imw=Y

Edison's final revenge! A 100 year old problem has finally been solved - a circuit breaker compatible with HVDC. This is a major advancement towards the development of a HVDC power grid.

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Quigley   Sat, 24 Nov 2012, 7:44am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 1

But how much will one cost?

New Renter   Sat, 1 Dec 2012, 2:03am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 2

Quigley says

But how much will one cost?

Probably not cheap but mind you these breakers are intended to be used to break current from big power plants.

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