Suprapower: Superconducting, reliable, lightweight and more powerful offshore wind turbine.

SUPRAPOWER project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 308793

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PDF document Suprapower Superconducting 10MW lightweight generator for offshore wind turbines

Presentation by Igone Ugalde from TECNALIA in The wind Energy Sector European Challenge. Workshop & Conferences, Barcelona, November 2016.

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PDF document EWEA 2014 poster: Design, Optimization and Integration of a Direct Drive Superconducting Generator for Large Wind Turbines

Poster presented by Ainhoa Pujana from TECNALIA at EWEA 2014 in Barcelona. The poster is focused in the main advantages of the SUPRAPOWER 10 MW superconducting wind generator in comparison to a conventional 10 MW permanent magnets generator. In the same conference Ainhoa participated as invited oral speaker talking about the application of MgB2 superconducting wire in wind turbines.

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

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

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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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)