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American Superconductor (AMSC) Sells Another D-VAR Smart Grid Solution In China

American Superconductor (AMSC) is announcing it has sold a 4th D-VAR power grid system in China to Xiamen Red Phase instruments who the company also announced would be a new sales partner in southern China.  It’s expected to be delivered in July.  The D-VAR increases the reliability of the power grid through voltage regulation, easing congestion and preventing blackouts.  It’s used in over 50 wind farms worldwide.

AMSC CEO Greg Yurek commented,  “We are very … Read the rest

American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) Receives Order For Turnkey D-Var System From American Utility

American Superconductor Corporation announced that it has received an order for its Turnkey D-Var system from Basin Electric Power Cooperative, one of the largest producers and distributors of electricity in the US. The D-VAR (“STATCOM”) reactive compensation solution will be installed near Wright, Wyoming, and used to maintain the stability and reliability of the electric power grid in the area.

According to Virtualization.sys-con.com, the D-Var system will "have a continuous rating of 34 mega-volt-amperes reactive … Read the rest