JPEE  Vol.4 No.2 , February 2016
Design of On-Line Monitoring System for UHVDC Earth Electrode
Abstract: At present the detecting of ultra high voltage direct current (UHVDC) earth electrode frequently uses manual inspection. This method can't get the real-time operational data of the earth electrodes, and meanwhile, the labor cost is very high. In order to satisfy the security needs of UHVDC, this paper designs an on-line monitoring system for UHVDC earth electrode. By 3G wireless communication-technologies, the system can monitor remotely many kinds of data such as the value of the grounding current, water level of the observation well, soil temperature and humidity near the earth electrode, the micro-climate around the earth electrode site, video data, etc. Through analyzing the datum, the system has broad prospect on fault detection and life evaluation of the UHVDC earth electrode.
Cite this paper: Ni, P. , Wang, W. and Wei, P. (2016) Design of On-Line Monitoring System for UHVDC Earth Electrode. Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, 4, 13-18. doi: 10.4236/jpee.2016.42002.

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