Superconducting Direct DriveTechnology for Next Generation WindTurbines

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Bonn, May 8, 2015 – ECO 5, the engineering consultant for efficient power applications, announced today a 2.3 m€ contract under which it will contribute to the design and engineering of world’s first superconductive generator for a commercial scale wind turbine. This so-called EcoSwing generator is intended to retrofit an existing permanent magnet generator in one of the most modern on-shore +3 MW wind turbines, owned and operated by Envision Energy.

Read more: ECO_5_EcoSwing_Press_Release.pdf.