Field Demonstration of a 24-kV Superconducting Cable at Detroit Edison

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Customer acceptance of high temperature superconducting (HTS) cable technology requires a substantial field demonstration illustrating both the system's technical capabilities and its suitability for installation and operation within the utility environment. In this project, the world's first underground installation of an HTS cable using existing ductwork, a 120 meter demonstration cable circuit was designed and installed between the 24 kV bus distribution bus and a 120 kV-24 kV transformer at Detroit Edison's Frisbie substation. The system incorporated cables, accessories, a refrigeration system, and control instrumentation. Although the system was never put in operation because of problems with leaks in the ... continued below

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Kelley, Nathan & Corsaro, Pietro December 1, 2004.

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Customer acceptance of high temperature superconducting (HTS) cable technology requires a substantial field demonstration illustrating both the system's technical capabilities and its suitability for installation and operation within the utility environment. In this project, the world's first underground installation of an HTS cable using existing ductwork, a 120 meter demonstration cable circuit was designed and installed between the 24 kV bus distribution bus and a 120 kV-24 kV transformer at Detroit Edison's Frisbie substation. The system incorporated cables, accessories, a refrigeration system, and control instrumentation. Although the system was never put in operation because of problems with leaks in the cryostat, the project significantly advanced the state-of-the-art in the design and implementation of Warm Dielectric cable systems in substation applications. Lessons learned in this project are already being incorporated in several ongoing demonstration projects.

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  • Report No.: DOE/GO/10283-1
  • Grant Number: FC36-98GO10283
  • DOI: 10.2172/878239 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 878239
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc875582

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Kelley, Nathan & Corsaro, Pietro. Field Demonstration of a 24-kV Superconducting Cable at Detroit Edison, report, December 1, 2004; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc875582/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.