27 August 2017 to 1 September 2017
RAI Congress Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Europe/Amsterdam timezone

Development of a Superconductive Wind Power Generator within the EcoSwing project

31 Aug 2017, 16:00


Invited Plenary Oral Presentation E3 - Wind, Wave, and Tidal Generators Thu-Af-Pl7


Juergen Kellers (ECO 5 GmbH)


The EU-funded EcoSwing project aims at demonstrating world's first superconducting low-cost and lightweight wind turbine drivetrain demonstrated on a large-scale wind turbine. This prototype generator is planned to operate in the second half of 2017. The main design considerations for this synchronous generator will be explained. Further the focus is on the superconductive coils made of 2G superconductor and the cryogenic infrastructure.

Submitters Country Germany

Primary author

Juergen Kellers (ECO 5 GmbH)

Presentation Materials

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