- Published: 13 April 2010 13 April 2010
American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) has announced that Vestas Australian Wind Technology Pty Ltd has placed an order with AMSC for a large D-VAR-based grid interconnection system.
The order consists of 24 D-VAR modules integrated with external smart-switched capacitor banks and proprietary AMSC controls that are optimized for wind farm applications. The solution will be utilised to meet local grid interconnection requirements for the 206MW Collgar Wind Farm under construction in Western Australia. AMSC expects to deliver the D-VAR equipment to Vestas within approximately 12 months.