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PDF document SUPRAPOWER Final Workshop Agenda, 31 May 2017, Bilbao, Spain

May 05, 2017 | Published by Iker Marino

SUPRAPOWER will hold its final workshop on May 31st to present the main results achieved and lessons learnt during the project, including a visit to a proof of concept scale machine. The workshop will also bring the main European research initiatives in the field of superconducting generators for wind energy. The workshop will take place at TECNALIA’s facilities in Bilbao, Spain. For further information and registration please see the attached file.

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PDF document ISS 2016 SUPRAPOWER Project: Towards a 10 MW MgB2 Wind Power Generator

March 28, 2017 | Published by Iker Marino

Dr Santiago Sanz, on behalf of TECNALIA, gave an Invited Lecture about SUPRAPOWER Project in the "29th International Superconductivity Symposium (ISS 2016)“, organized in Tokyo, Japan on December 13-15, 2016

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PDF document D3.4 Test results report of the first modular cryostat

February 20, 2016 | Published by Administrator

This report describes the experimental setup and test results of the first modular cryostat (see D3.3 First modular cryostat). This cryostat has been specifically designed and manufactured for validating the design and performance before the manufacturing of the scale machine 2 modular cryostats. The temperature profile of both stages of the GM cryocooler and dummy coil has been experimentally measured during the cooling down and warming up. The heat load of the modular cryostat has been estimated based on the measured temperature.

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PDF document D3.3 First modular cryostat

February 20, 2016 | Published by Administrator

This report describes the manufacturing process of the first modular cryostat. It has similar dimensions and characteristics of the modular cryostats of the 10 MW superconducting generator developed in SUPRAPOWER project. Cryostat parts such as the dummy coil, the active cooled shield and the vacuum vessel are described and shown in detail. The pre-assembly process of the superconducting coil and the active cooled shield is also shown in this report.

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Tecnalia Research & Innovation (Spain) SOLUTE Ingenieros (Spain) Ingeteam Service S.A. (Spain) Columbus Superconductor Spa (Italy) Institute of Electrical Engineering, Slovac Academy of Sciences (Slovakia) University of Southampton (United Kingdom) Karlsruher Institut Technologie (Germany) D2M Engineering (France)