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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