SECRI will develop the cable system with support from the local Shanghai government.
AMSC first formed a strategic business alliance with SECRI in 2006 to develop and promote the use of superconductor power transmission cables in China.
We are pleased that SECRI continues to work together with AMSC to modernize China's power grid through the use of superconductor technology," said AMSC Superconductors' General Manager Dan McGahn.
Under the terms of the business alliance, AMSC[TM] will be the preferred supplier of HTS wire to SECRI and the recommended preferred HTS wire supplier to its cable manufacturing licensees for all future superconductor cables.
SECRI plans to develop and certify HTS power cable systems for use by its constituent members, which are power cable manufacturers throughout China.
We are extremely pleased that SECRI has selected American Superconductor as its partner for the advancement of HTS technology in China," said Greg Yurek, chief executive officer and founder, American Superconductor.