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ABB Develops a DC Breaker for High Voltage Transmission

By New Renter   2012 Nov 24, 7:29am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   845 views   2 comments   watch (0)   share   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 (25/25 = 100% civil)   2012 Nov 24, 7:44am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

But how much will one cost?

2   New Renter   2012 Dec 1, 2:03am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

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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