American Superconductor Corporation is a world leader in developing and manufacturing products using superconductor wires and power electronic converters for the electric power infrastructure. American Superconductor's products, and those sold by electrical equipment manufacturers that incorporate its products, can dramatically increase the bandwidth and reliability of power delivery grids, reduce manufacturing and operating costs, and conserve resources used to produce electric power. Founded in 1987, the company is headquartered in Massachusetts, USA.
Products manufactured by American Superconductor utilise high temperature superconducting materials and include:
- Superconducting wires
- Superconducting generators
- Superconducting transmission cables
- Superconducting magnetic energy storage systems
- Superconducting motors