High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC)

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Solutions that sustain power superhighways

Our team has provided engineering services representing over 100,000 megawatts (MW) of the world’s planned or installed capacity of HVDC projects.

We have supported numerous clients with HVDC owner’s engineer or specialist technical advisory services. Our team keeps up to date on state-of-the-art developments in the industry and works closely with international organizations that set standards, including CIGRE and the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).

Our specialist HVDC services are augmented by almost 60 years of experience with high voltage substation, transmission, and distribution system experience—including overhead lines and underground and submarine cables.

Experience from around the globe

Our project team has unsurpassed experience with major HVDC voltage source converter (VSC) and line commutated converter (LCC) projects around the world. We possess considerable knowledge and understanding of the technical capabilities and experience of all HVDC converter station manufacturers.

SunZia Transmission Project

Stantec is Owner’s Engineer for the largest clean energy infrastructure initiative in US history and, once complete, will provide the capacity to deliver 3,000 megawatts (MW) of clean renewable energy to communities in Arizona and California—enough to supply a population of 3 million people. Read More
Globally recognized expertise
Of HVDC Services
Years International HVDC Experience

Our HVDC project experience represents over 100,000 MW of the world’s planned or installed capacity of HVDC.
We have decades of experience with HVDC projects around the globe—from feasibility studies and conceptual design to on-site commissioning.

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