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Ambitious European power project to use AMSC high-temp superconductor wire

AMSC, a Devens technology company that makes components for wind energy and power grid companies, said Tuesday that it is supplying high temperature superconductor wire for an ambitious project in Germany that seeks better ways to distribute electricity in major cities.

The project in Essen, Germany, is called AmpaCity, and it involves Nexans, a French cable company; RWE Group, Germany’s top power provider; and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, a German research institute.

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