IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Committee

IEEE HVDC and FACTS Subcommittee

Scope: Treatment of technology related to direct current and flexible alternating current transmission systems. Applications of power electronic switching equipment and ancillary components to AC and DC transmission systems. Coordination of these systems at the interface between transmission and generation and the over-all studies of their parameters and performance.

Subcommittee Officers:

Andrew Isaacs
Electranix Corp.
107-865 Waverley St.
Winnipeg, MB R3T 5P4 Canada
Andrew's email

Vice Chair
Brian Johnson
University of Idaho
ECE Departament, PO Box 441023
Moscow, ID 83844-1023
Brian's email

Rajiv Varma
University of Western Ontario
TEB 233 Thompson Engineering Building
London, ON N6A 5B9 Canada
Rajiv's email

Next Meeting:

  • The next meeting of the IEEE HVDC and FACTS Subcommittee is scheduled for Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 1:30-4:30pm (Central), at the PES General Meeting in Chicago, IL, USA. Meeting room information will be posted at a later date.

Minutes and Presentations From Previous Meetings

Working Groups and Task Forces

Working Group Meetings at the PES 2017 General Meeting

  • HVDC & FACTS Economics and Operating Strategies Working Group, Monday, July 17, 2017, 11:00am-1:00pm.

  • HVDC & FACTS Dynamic Performance and Modeling Working Group, Monday, July 17, 2017, 2:00-5:00pm.

  • Studies for Planning of HVDC Working Group, Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 8:00-10:00am.

  • Practical Technologies for VSC HVDC Systems Working Group, Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 10:00am-12:00pm.

  • HVDC & FACTS Devices Education Working Group and FACTS Bibliography Working Group will meet jointly, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 8:00-10:00am (Central).


Listing of Worldwide HVDC and FACTS Projects


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