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High Voltage Academy 2024

May 27 - 31, 2024 | Ludvika,

lundi, 27.05.2024, 17:00 - vendredi, 31.05.2024, 02:00 CEST
Hitachi Energy Sweden, Valhallavägen 2


Welcome to High Voltage Academy that will give you more and deeper insights and the latest findings within the energy business. At High Voltage Academy you will gain crucial knowledge about different aspects of the power technology and insights into power products on our way towards a sustainable energy future.

Meet with our experts and network with industry colleagues from all over the world.

Join us on May 27 - 31, 2024 in Ludvika, Sweden.

High Voltage Academy 2024 is fully booked

You can still register your interest to be put on a waiting list.

About High Voltage Academy

Since 2013, the business in Sweden has organized High Voltage Academy, inviting professionals worldwide, every year on site for five days training in Ludvika. Our top experts in the power field share their knowledge and experience.

The High Voltage Academy is a unique training opportunity for power professionals. We have brought together our leading power product experts as instructors – with the aim to help you take part of the latest findings in power products in order to make the best possible investment and technology decisions.


Welcome and evening dinner

Surge Arresters Transformer components Grid automation
Theory Bushing fundamentals Protecting renewables-challenges and solutions
Standards and testing Tap-changer fundamentals Topology aspects
Electrical and mechanical considerations Transformer components The series component networks
Installation and maintenance Bushing design and quality Protection schemes
Specification and selection How tap-changer support the transition to new energy Factory tour: HV surge Arresters or Transformers components
Applications Factory tour  
Open forum    
Factory tour    

Capacitors and filters Power transformers
Location of filters/reactive power compensation Transformer fundamentals
Filters vs capacitors Biodegradable oil
Selection and design of capacitor units Shunt reactor fundamentals
Cost drivers Transformer Diagnostics
Specify the equipment Transformer short circuit strength
Power quality measurements TXpand (Explosion proof design)
DC Dry Capacitors Transformer design and calculation
Factory tour Factory tour

Circuit breakers Power Quality Solutions HVDC
Breaker design Introduction to Power Quality        A changing Energy System-HVDC role in the macro trends
Insulation stresses Shunt compensation Why HVDC – Main values and selection criteria
Breaking stresses Series compensation HVDC applications – Where HVDC is used and why
Mechanical stresses Factory tour with HVDC team HVDC Technology
Controlled switching applications   HVDC Classic  technology
Future & Innovative breaker solutions substations design   HVDC Light® technology
Breaker service   HVDC configurations
Factory tour   Equipment and Layout topology and disposition, indoor/outdoor areas
    Main operation modes
    Factory tour

Guest speaker
Program end approximately at 1 pm

Meet with some of our presenters

Håkan Rörvall

Principal Engineer, Capacitors

Oscar Forsberg

Area Sales Manager, Power Transformers

Tomas Baeza

Application Engineering,
Power Quality Solutions

Karla Lainez Amaya

Sustainability Solutions Manager
Substations & Electrification 

Daniel Dahlblom

HVDC Project Lead Engineer

Madeleine Stolpe

HVDC Global Product Specialist - Sustainability

Mauro Monge

Global HVDC Product Manager,

Hector Latorre

System Studies Engineer,
Power Quality Solutions 

Marina Gullo

Senior Project Lead Engineer Bushings,
Transformer Components 

Sergiu Paduraru

Principal Technical Consultant,
Grid Automation Products 

Practical details and cost

Day: May 27 - 31, 2024
Place: At Hitachi Energy in Ludvika, Sweden
Participation fee: 2200 EUR (VAT not included)

Included in fee:

Technical training by Hitachi Energy experts
Course literature
Transfer: Stockholm Arlanda Airport - Ludvika - Stockholm Arlanda Airport
Lunch: Tuesday-Friday
Dinner: Monday-Thursday
Snacks and coffee 

Payment: Credit card upon registration


Accommodation will be pre-booked at Grand Hotel Elektra in Ludvika.
Hotel charge is 1295:- SEK/night, and shall be covered at participants own expense.

About Ludvika

The city of Ludvika is sometimes called a world center for power transmission. The operations in Ludvika are renowned for a rich track record of innovation that has contributed to shaping the world’s power industry over the past century.

Our business in Sweden has been a leader in high voltage technology for 120 years and is the home to some of the world´s leading power technology experts.

Foto Jonas Bilberg

Contact Training Management

Erika Messing, Project Leader for High Voltage Academy,  Business Development and Training, Transformer Service.
Erika Messing

Project Manager,  High Voltage Academy

+46 10 738 2020
Åke Bohl

Principal, High Voltage Academy

+46 10 738 3540

Foto Jonas Bilberg
Lena Skoglund

Assistant and project leader High Voltage Academy

+46 10 738 3002