Korean Cable Project Selects U.S. Supplier for High-Temp Wire

American Superconductor Corp. (AMSC), a Massachusetts-based electricity solutions company, said it has signed an agreement with the Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute to be an international collaborator on Korea's Development of Advanced Power Systems by Applied Superconductivity technologies (DAPAS) program.

American Superconductor Corp. (AMSC), a Massachusetts-based electricity solutions company, said it has signed an agreement with the Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute to be an international collaborator on Korea's Development of Advanced Power Systems by Applied Superconductivity technologies (DAPAS) program. AMSC will be the sole supplier of high-temperature superconductor (HTS) wire providing 14 km (8.7 miles) of first-generation (1G) HTS wire for the project. AMSC said it expects to ship the wire before the end of calendar year 2005. The company will also provide technical assistance with cryogenics and transmission system engineering.

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