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Superconducting cables for sustainable energy transition

Project description

Connecting the electrical grid with superconductivity

Superconducting medium-voltage cables could become the preferred solution for energy transmission from renewable generation sites to the electricity grid. Onshore cables can save on size, and offshore cables eliminate the need for costly converter stations required by high voltage DC cables. The EU-funded SCARLET project will design, manufacture and test liquid-nitrogen-cooled cables based on high-temperature superconductivity as well as liquid-hydrogen-cooled magnesium diboride cables. The project will also test a high-current superconducting fault current limiter module for grid protection. The use of superconductor technology can accelerate the transition towards a low-carbon society by offering a 15 % reduction in total cost for offshore windfarms and creating 5 000 new jobs in sustainable energy.

Coordinator

SINTEF ENERGI AS
Net EU contribution
€ 1 473 750,00
Address
Sem Saelandsveg 11
7465 Trondheim
Norway

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Region
Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00

Participants (14)

INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES EV
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 673 750,00
Address
Berliner Strasse 130
14467 Potsdam

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Region
Brandenburg Brandenburg Potsdam
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
WAVEC/OFFSHORE RENEWABLES - CENTRO DE ENERGIA OFFSHORE ASSOCIACAO
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 448 562,50
Address
Edificio Diogo Cao, Doca De Alcanta Norte
1350-352 Lisboa

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Continente Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
Institute of Electrical Engineering, Slovak Academy of Sciences
Slovakia
Net EU contribution
€ 446 375,00
Address
Dubravska 9
841 04 Bratislava

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Region
Slovensko Bratislavský kraj Bratislavský kraj
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITA DI BOLOGNA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 443 493,75
Address
Via Zamboni 33
40126 Bologna

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Region
Nord-Est Emilia-Romagna Bologna
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
ABSOLUT SYSTEM SAS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 1 943 900,00
Address
Rue Des Murailles 2
38170 Seyssinet Pariset

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Isère
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 833 100,00
ECOLE SUPERIEURE DE PHYSIQUE ET DECHIMIE INDUSTRIELLES DE LA VILLE DEPARIS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 402 500,00
Address
Rue Vauquelin 10
75231 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
SUPERGRID INSTITUTE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 884 800,00
Address
23 Rue Cyprian
69100 Villeurbanne

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Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Rhône
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 379 200,00
RICERCA SUL SISTEMA ENERGETICO - RSE SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 371 875,00
Address
Via Raffaele Rubattino 54
20134 Milano

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Region
Nord-Ovest Lombardia Milano
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
RINA CONSULTING SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 181 125,00
Address
Via Cecchi 6
16129 Genova

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Region
Nord-Ovest Liguria Genova
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 77 625,00
SUPERNODE LIMITED
Ireland
Net EU contribution
€ 527 966,00
Address
Suite 7, The Courtyard, Carmanhall, Sandyford
D18NW62 Dublin

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Region
Ireland Eastern and Midland Dublin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 226 271,50
VISION ELECTRIC SUPER CONDUCTORS GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 1 024 625,00
Address
Morlauterer Str. 21
67657 Kaiserslautern

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Rheinland-Pfalz Rheinhessen-Pfalz Kaiserslautern, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 439 125,00
ASG SUPERCONDUCTORS SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 2 270 100,00
Address
Corso Perrone 73r
16152 Genova

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Nord-Ovest Liguria Genova
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 972 900,00
NEXANS FRANCE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 1 738 450,00
Address
4 Allee De L'arche
92400 Courbevoie

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Hauts-de-Seine
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 745 050,00
NEXANS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 2 168 687,50
Address
Kabelkamp 20
30179 Hannover

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Region
Niedersachsen Hannover Region Hannover
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 929 437,50