MVDC Large Ship is a research project aimed at analyzing the implementation of a medium voltage DC integrated power system for large electrically propelled ships.

Reduction of power station technical rooms

 Reduction of power station technical rooms Compact high-speed generators can be used for power generation.

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Compact high-speed generators can be used for power generation

 Compact high-speed generators can be used for power generation With a sudden surge in power demand better voltage control can be achieved by using controlled power converters and storage systems.

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Improvement of the network service quality and fault tolerance

 Improvement of the network  service quality and fault tolerance The DC grid performs better than the conventional AC, being independent from frequency and assisted by storage systems.

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Enhancement of power control

 Enhancement of power control Electrical power is controllable in different modes of operation, by exploiting the DC distribution power converters to feed the variable-speed motors in a more rational way.

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Partners and funders of the project

MVDC Large Ship - Medium Voltage DC integrated power system for Large electrically propelled Ships- is a project co-financed by POR FESR 2007-2013 Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia, Axis 1, Activity 1.1b.

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