Hitachi Energy inaugurates a new HVDC and power quality factory in Chennai

Hitachi Energy Limited has inaugurated a new high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and power quality factory in Chennai.

The new factory will manufacture advanced power electronics for HVDC Light, HVDC Classic, and STATCOM, together with MACH control and protection system, for advanced transmission and power quality solutions. It will deliver advanced solutions to support the acceleration of the energy transition, enabling Hitachi Energy to increase its production capacity. This factory will serve both the fast growing Indian market as well as the large global demand for clean energy solutions to integrate renewables at scale and at speed that it is needed. It is the latest HVDC factory built and the world’s second testing lab of power quality control solutions.