Rik W. De Doncker Explains DC Technology’s History and Energy Solutions

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Innovators recognized with 2020 IEEE Medals are making an impact through their work, advocacy, and technology leadership. In “The War of Currents / How DC Technology Lost the Battle 150 Years Ago, But May Win the War Exploiting its Full Potential Using Power Electronics in a Liberalized Energy Market,” IEEE Medal in Power Engineering recipient Rik W. De Doncker discusses the history of DC technology and the need to implement smart, CO2-neutral energy supply solutions. Read it in Electric Energy magazine at https://electricenergyonline.com/energy/magazine/1276/article/the-war-of-currents.htm.