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ACDC 2019

The 15th IET international conference on AC and DC Power Transmission

5 - 7 February 2019 | DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Coventry

CPD 18 hours

Sponsor and exhibitor profiles

HBM (logo) HBM

HBM is a global, precision manufacturer of Test and Measurement Instrumentation. We specialize in High Voltage Power and Isolation.

Our products in use by global leaders include Fiber Optic Isolated Digitizers with 100MS/s, Isolated Transient Recorders up to 250MS/s and Test Sequencers for timing and sequence control of switchgear.


OPAL-RT TECHNOLOGIES is the leading provider of open Real-Time Digital Simulators to design, test and validate complex controls for electrical, electro-mechanical and power electronic systems.

OPAL-RT simulators are used by engineers and researchers at leading manufacturers, utilities, universities and research centers around the world.


RTDS Technologies Inc., the exclusive supplier of the RTDS® Simulator, has been the world standard of real time digital power system simulation for over 20 years. More than 350 organizations use the RTDS Simulator worldwide, with over 1500 units in service.

Electric power utilities, equipment manufacturers, research institutes, and universities in 42 countries around the world use the Simulator for power system studies and closed loop testing of protection and control equipment.

RTDS Technologies is constantly updating the Simulator’s capabilities to reflect the changing technologies of the power industry.

Today, the RTDS Simulator has been used for microgrid and DER simulation and testing, cyber security analysis and assessment, power-hardware-in-the-loop studies, MMC-based schemes, wide area protection using phasor measurement units, and much more. Learn more about the RTDS Simulator.

Energy Ville EnergyVille

EnergyVille is a collaboration between the Flemish research partners KU Leuven, VITO, imec and UHasselt in the field of sustainable energy and intelligent energy systems.

Our researchers provide expertise to industry and public authorities on energy-efficient buildings and intelligent networks for a sustainable urban environment.

This includes, for example, smart grids and advanced district heating and cooling.

Manchester University logo Manchester University

The School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Manchester is a leading provider of power engineering education. Host to the University of Manchester HV Laboratories, the largest in the UK, the School also provides a number of power engineering MScs include a distance learning Masters.

As well as describing our educational opportunities, the IET AC/DC stand will highlight the work of the University on the HOME Offshore Project (homeoffshore.org) on condition monitoring, modelling and robotic inspection for offshore windfarms, undertaken in partnership with the Universities of Durham, Heriot-Watt, Strathclyde and Warwick.


WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are technical experts and strategic advisors for a wide range of business sectors. We design lasting solutions for the Power and Energy sectors, including long distance AC and DC interconnectors.

We have 43,000 talented people in more than 550 offices across 40 countries.



TGS (TransGrid Solutions) provides expert consulting services worldwide in the fields of HVDC, HVAC, FACTS, Renewables, Energy Storage and Power Quality with a proven reputation for excellence. Our services include power system studies, technical specification development, bid review, design review, witnessing factory tests, commissioning and O&M support and provision of training.

Manitoba Hydro International (logo) Manitoba Hydro International Ltd

Manitoba Hydro International Ltd. (MHI) provides innovative solutions to help customers in the energy sector. As a subsidiary of one of Canada’s most highly regarded energy utilities, Manitoba Hydro, MHI operates right across the electricity market - from generation, through transmission and distribution, to the end user. Our flagship product, PSCAD™/ EMTDC™ is the industry standard for power system electromagnetic transient simulations. Our clients in over 80 countries have trusted PSCAD for over 40 years as their tool of choice, making PSCAD the longest- standing, industry leading transient study tool.


The National HVDC Centre

The National HVDC Centre is an Ofgem funded simulation and training facility available to support all HVDC schemes.

Using state of the art simulators, we model and resolve potential issues in real-time before they impact on the delivery of your project or the Grid Network.


Mitsubishi Electric (logo) Power Systems Group

Power Systems Group is a branch office of Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation of Japan. Power Systems Group is responsible for High Voltage Power Systems and services in Europe.


Imperix Imperix

Imperix develops high-end control equipment and prototyping hardware for power electronics, drives, smart grids and related topics. Its products are designed to accelerate the implementation of laboratory-scale power converters and facilitate the derivation of high quality experimental results.

ABB (logo)  ABB

In the 1950s ABB revolutionized long-distance power transmission by developing HVDC and FACTS systems. It remains the market leader with a broad portfolio of innovative technologies such as HVDC Light that are writing the next chapter in the creation of stronger, smarter and greener grids to transmit power further with minimum losses to bring major benefits to utility customers.




IET/Supporting organisation Member - £499
Non-member - £599
Student / retired - £259