- Published: 01 September 2009 01 September 2009
American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) has announced that it has received its second order for a D-VAR system to meet dynamic reactive compensation requirements for the Chinese power grid.
Beijing-based China National Machinery Industry Complete Engineering Corporation (CMCEC) will deploy the D-VAR system to meet local grid interconnection requirements for Phase I of the Guanting Wind Farm, located in the Beijing area.? AMSC expects to deliver the D-VAR system to CMCEC by the end of calendar year 2009. CMCEC will install the D-VAR system in a 110 kilovolt (kV) electrical substation operated by the Beijing Energy Investment Holding Co Ltd (Jingneng Group). Once all phases are complete, the Guanting Wind Farm will provide 150 megawatts of wind power generation for the local grid.?AMSC also announced that CMCEC has been named as the company’s second channel partner for sales into China’s power grid market.? CMCEC is a large state-owned-enterprise, involved primarily in project contracting, import and export trade, and energy and environmental protection.