Newly Released IEC 62501 Consolidated Amendment for Voltage Sourced Converter Valves


The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has released IEC 62501:2009+A1:2014+A2:2017 CSV.  This consolidated version of the standard and amendments applies to voltage sourced converter (VSC) valves for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission – Electrical testing, and is now available on the IEC webstore.

Description: “IEC 62501:2009+A1:2014+A2:2017 applies to self-commutated converter valves, for use in a three-phase bridge voltage sourced converter (VSC) for high voltage d.c.power transmission or as part of a back-to-back link. It is restricted to electrical type and production tests.”


*Description from the IEC Website.

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