High-Temperature Superconductivity (HTS TCP)

The HTS TCP aims to analyse superconductivity technology, monitor developments in industry standards, and assess the benefits and existing barriers to deployment. It brings together manufacturers, cryogenics research, laboratories and trade organisations to enable significant improvements in the generation, transmission, distribution and use of electric power. 

One of the newer applications for high-temperature superconducting cables - a generator for ultra-large wind turbines (Rugby, United Kingdom).*

Activities

  • Efficient and resilient power networks
  • Fault current limiters, cables, rotating machines for large wind turbines
  • Low-cost, high-current, superconductors
  • Roadmap for the electric power sector

Participants

Contracting Parties: 10

Sponsors: 2


Website

www.ieahts.org

* Photo courtesy of General Electric Company


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