Elsevier and China Electric Power Press Co-Publish First Book in New Energy Series

New book, Ultra High Voltage AC/DC Grids, written by Zhenya Liu,
President of the State Grid Corporation of China

Waltham, MA, February 10, 2015

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of Ultra High Voltage AC/DC Grids by Zhenya Liu, President and CEO of the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC). This is the first book released under the co-publishing agreement between Elsevier and China Electric Power Press (CEPP), the publishing subsidiary of SGCC. The companies are currently signing additional books for the new Elsevier and CEPP Energy Series.

"Elsevier's goal is to ensure that scientists and engineers have access to content that helps them to understand and solve problems in industries such as energy," said Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director, Science & Technology Books, Elsevier. "We are pleased to work with SGCC and CEPP on this new Energy Series to provide insights into ultra-high voltage transmission from a true leader in the field."

Ultra High Voltage AC/DC Grids is an essential reference for understanding the current applications and innovation in ultra-high voltage (UHV) transmission, which has many advantages for new power networks due to its capacity, long-distance potential, high efficiency and low loss. The book summarizes the research, innovation and engineering practice in UHV power grid construction in China since 2005, providing insight and case studies into a technology that is developing worldwide.

As one of the world's largest electricity utility business, SGCC is number seven on the Fortune Global 500 2014 list and supplies power to 88 percent of China in an area populated by over one billion people. The company is a leader in UHV core technology research and development,  equipment development, as well as construction, standards development and operational management.

The book is available on the Elsevier Store and on ScienceDirect, Elsevier's full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from over 2,200 peer-reviewed journals and more than 33,000 book titles.

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