Development of REBCO HTS power cables

O. Maruyama*, T. Ohkuma, T. Masuda, M. Ohya, S. Mukoyama, M. Yagi, T. Saitoh, N. Aoki, N. Amemiya, A. Ishiyama, N. Hayakawa

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A Japanese national project, called "Materials & Power applications of Coated Conductors (M-PACC)", started in FY2008. In this project, we are developing 66 kV/5 kA large current high temperature superconducting (HTS) cable and 275 kV/3 kA high voltage HTS cable using REBCO tapes. These HTS cables are expected as a compact size with large capacity and low loss power transmission. We have examined AC loss, thermal characteristics of the cables under over-current, the optimum cable design and so on. After the design studies and elemental tests are completed, long cable systems will be built for verification purposes. This paper described the overview and current status of these HTS cables development in the M-PACC project.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1153-1158
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Procedia
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventSuperconductivity Centennial Conference, SCC 2011 - The Hague, Netherlands
Duration: 2011 Sep 182011 Sep 23


  • AC loss
  • Electrical insulation
  • HTS power cable
  • Over current
  • Rebco tapes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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