Applied Materials Teaming with Central Hudson Gas & Electric to Demonstrate

Applied Materials Teaming with Central Hudson Gas & Electric to Demonstrate Superconducting Fault Current Limiter Technology in New York

  • Applied joins Central Hudson Gas and Electric, SuperPower Inc., and Three-C to demonstrate technology designed to safeguard power grids from damaging effects of fault currents
  • Superconducting fault current limiter has potential to improve grid reliability and overall power transfer capabilities, and reduce infrastructure costs
 
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 15, 2014 – Applied Materials, Inc. today announced that it has completed the assembly of a superconducting fault current limiter (SCFCL) system for installation and on-grid testing at the Knapps Corners substation owned and operated by Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corp. (Central Hudson) in New York. This SCFCL system, which is scheduled to become operational in May 2014, is designed to help protect Central Hudson’s electricity grid from the potentially devastating effects of electrical faults. [Read more]
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