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The 1,400-km (870 mile) line between Mexicali, Baja California on the Mexico-US border and Hermosillo, Sonora will run using high voltage direct current (HVDC) technology

 
 

Mexico’s tender for a 1.5-GW transmission line to connect the isolated Baja California grid to the National Interconnected System has attracted the interest of 45 companies from Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Mexico, Spain and the US.
Mexico's Secretariat of Energy (SENER) said Monday the proposals by bidders in the tender will be presented in July and the winner will be announced on September 14.

 
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Attend for only USD 1050 at the only HVDC conference in Mexico City in its second year!

 

The 2nd HVDC Energy Highways, held on October 24, 2018 in Mexico City, connects you with clean energy companies, transmission networks and HVDC projects in Mexico.

 
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"China's HVDC technology is available to the world," says China State Grid Director, Jim Cai.

 

China has become the world’s largest HVDC investor and plans to invest $250 billion on aggressively deploying HVDC lines to bridge the development gap between the nation’s power-producing western provinces and the population-dense east. From calculated domestic investment, Beijing now has the capability to export HVDC technology abroad through the Belt and Road.
State Grid finished the 12,000-mile-long Xiangjiaba-Shanghai transmission project, which spans a distance nearly equal to that between Boston and Atlanta, in 2010 after just two years.

 
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Build relationships with Mexico, Brazil, China, Colombia, Spain, the United States and India here. 

 
 

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Develop significant new generation potential in Mexico from clean energy through HVDC.

 
 

HVDC Transmission

 

Take into account the needed interconnections to connect clean energy to the electricity system

 
 

Ensuring Transmission Highway for Mexico’s 7GW Renewable Energy Project Pipeline

 

 

Miguel Ángel arrived in Mexico as Technical Director at Acciona Energy and became Country Director in 2008. After 10 years of continuous growth, Acciona Energy now has 1000MW renewable capacity in operation out of 1488MW installed.

 
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Renewable Energy Developers' Panel: Perspectives from Zuma Energía

 

 

Adrián is currently responsible for building a portfolio of more than 500 MW of renewable assets in Mexico. He has implemented 900 MW of wind projects, and was responsible for the financing of 35 energy projects with Banco Santander in Madrid.

 
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Efficient HVDC power lines eliminate the drawbacks of moving power across these long distances.

 

For large grids, HVDC lines provide an undeniable boon: electricity surpluses in one area can provide power to a nation’s farthest flung regions, reducing blackouts. HVDC can also balance out the intermittency of renewable energy. Wind and solar power are typically generated far from urban and industrial centers—by offshore wind farms anchored in turbulent seas or solar panels arrayed in isolated deserts.

 
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TransCanyon's VP, Transmission Co-chairs the HVDC 2018 Conference

 

TransCanyon LLC is a 50/50 joint venture between Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company. Bob has worked in the electric industry for 30 years and is presently Vice-Chair of the WestConnect Planning Management Committee.

 
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Shaping the Backbone of Future Energy Systems with HVDC and Battery Storage

 

 

HVDC 2018 is honored to have Dr. Mohammed Safiuddin as our key technical expert presenter for the 2018 conference.

 

He is currently Research Professor Emeritus in the Electrical Engineering Department of University at Buffalo (SUNY), and has been awarded 10 patents in static power conversion and optimal control systems.

 

 
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Matching Network Tariffs Paid by Transmission Users with the Total Economic Value of Underlying Facilities

 

 

 

Montserrat was appointed Commissioner by the Senate for a period of five years 2014-2019. She has a Master's in Economics from University College London, and previously served as Director of Energy at the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO).

 
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Mexico's national electricity infrastructure will add eight new projects at $3.5 billion

 

 

One of the works is the subsea HVDC line that will connect the isolated system of Baja California Sur to the national interconnected system (SIN). It is estimated that the project will start operating in 2021.

 
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Join the VIP Dinner

 

Business meals are worth a dozen meetings. Get work done, launch a relationship or cement a deal. 

 
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Expert Translators

 

A great feature of the conference is real-time translation. Understand your clients' ‘why’ organically.

 
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Build Expertise

 

Ask the right questions and finding somebody who can answer them specific to HVDC at the conference. 

 
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There is no better venue to nurture your important contacts and connections. The intimacy of the conference allows for personal re-connection that can naturally flow into your business.
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