Study on Earth Surface Potential and DC Current Distribution around DC Grounding Electrode


DC magnetic biasing problem,caused by the DC grounding electrode, threatened the safe operation of AC power grid. In this paper, the characteristics of the soil stratification near DC grounding electrode was researched. The AC-DC interconnected large-scale system model under the monopole operation mode was established. The earth surface potential and DC current distribution in various stations under the different surface thickness was calculated. Some useful conclusions are drawn from the analyzed results.

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Z. Ren, C. Ye and H. Wang, "Study on Earth Surface Potential and DC Current Distribution around DC Grounding Electrode," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 792-796. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B152.

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