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ABB Develops a DC Breaker for High Voltage Transmission

By New Renter   2012 Nov 24, 7:29am   876 views   2 comments   watch (0)   quote      

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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1   Quigley   476/481 = 98% civil   2012 Nov 24, 7:44am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

But how much will one cost?

2   New Renter     2012 Dec 1, 2:03am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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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