Superconductor Cables: Technology, Utility Applications and ComEd Project

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The presentation will include the following discussions:

– Background of High Temperature Superconductor Cable Technology
– Review of Cable Components and Accessories
– Features and Applications of HTS Cables on Utility Systems
– Benefits of HTS Cables for Urban Utilities
    • Improved Resiliency & Reliability
    • Capacity Increases
    • System Modernization
– Review of ComEd’s Active HTS Cable Project in Chicago

The timing of this presentation precedes by one month, the expected energization and initial testing of this first-of-its-kind project in North America.



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The Presentation will be via Zoom.

Advance registration is required for this meeting:
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  Speakers

Mr. Michael Ross of American Semiconductor (AMSC)

Topic:

Superconductor Cables: Technology, Utility Applications and ComEd Project

The presentation will include the following discussions:

– Background of High Temperature Superconductor Cable Technology
– Review of Cable Components and Accessories
– Features and Applications of HTS Cables on Utility Systems
– Benefits of HTS Cables for Urban Utilities
    • Improved Resiliency & Reliability
    • Capacity Increases
    • System Modernization
– Review of ComEd’s Active HTS Cable Project in Chicago

The timing of this presentation precedes by one month, the expected energization and initial testing of this first-of-its-kind project in North America.

Biography:

Mr. Ross has been with the AMSC team for twenty years. He joined AMSC as a Transmission and Distribution Planning Engineer, designing technical solutions and applications for utilities and industry utilizing AMSC Power Electronic and High Temperature Superconductor (HTS) products. Later, he became the Director of AMSC’s FACTS (Flexible AC Transmission Systems) Product Line and then the Managing Director ofAMSC’s Distribution Power Products. He currently serves as Managing Director of Superconductor Power Products. Mr. Ross works with electric utilities to find optimized solutions utilizing AMSC’s Superconductor based solutions to ensure that the products are ideally designed for its customers.


Prior to joining AMSC, Mr. Ross worked in the transmission planning department for Xcel Energy (formally Northern States Power). Mr. Ross received a BSEE degree from North Dakota State University in 2000 and has performed post graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Ross is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Wisconsin and a member of the Institute for Electrical andElectronics Engineers and CIGRE.