Applicability of Superconductivity in the Electric Power System: A Canadian Perspective
The recent discovery of high temperature superconducting (HTSC) materials and the development of low loss (in alternating current application), low temperature multifilamentary superconductors have the potential to benefit the electric power companies. The potential benefits of these materials, and the public interest in HTSC, have motivated electrical utilities to examine the technologies closely. This paper presents a Canadian view on prospective applications of superconductivity in a power system.
KeywordsPower System Critical Current Density Electric Power System Overhead Transmission Line Electric Power Company
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