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This paper deals with multiterminal voltage source converter (VSC) HVDC transmission systems for the connection of offshore wind power plants to the main land ac grid. A droop-based control scheme is considered. The droop controllers have been designed base on a mixed sensitivity criterion by solving a convex optimization problem with linear matrix inequalities. The system is analyzed by means of simulations and experimentally in a scaled platform. Simulations show the control performance during a wind speed change and a voltage sag in the main ac grid. Experimental results include wind power changes (increase and decrease) and an eventual VSC loss (both considering grid-side and wind farm VSC loss). In all the cases, the simulation and the experimental results have shown a good system performance.