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Title: Superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) program. January 1--December 31, 1978

Abstract

Work is reported on the development of two superconducting magnetic energy storage units. One is a 30-MJ unit for use by the Bonneville Power Administration to stabilize power oscillations on their Pacific AC Intertie, and the second is a 1- to 10-GWh unit for use as a diurnal load-leveling device. Emphasis has been placed on the stabilizing system. The engineering specification design of the 30-MJ superconducting coil was completed and a contract will be placed for the coil fabrication design. Bids have been received for the stabilizing system 10-MW converter and coil protective dump resistor. These components will be purchased in 1979. The reference design for the 1- to 10-GWh diurnal load-leveling unit has been totally revised and is being assembled in redrafted report form. Plans are to build a 10- to 30-MWh prototype diurnal load-leveling demonstration unit.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. (comp.)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos Scientific Lab., NM (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6158607
Report Number(s):
LA-7701-PR
TRN: 79-009081
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; MAGNETIC ENERGY STORAGE; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; LOAD MANAGEMENT; RESISTORS; STABILIZATION; SUPERCONDUCTING COILS; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; ENERGY STORAGE; EQUIPMENT; MANAGEMENT; STORAGE; 250100* - Energy Storage- Magnetic; 420201 - Engineering- Cryogenic Equipment & Devices; 700203 - Fusion Power Plant Technology- Power Supplies, Energy Storage

Citation Formats

Rogers, J.D. Superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) program. January 1--December 31, 1978. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/6158607.
Rogers, J.D. Superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) program. January 1--December 31, 1978. United States. doi:10.2172/6158607.
Rogers, J.D. Thu . "Superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) program. January 1--December 31, 1978". United States. doi:10.2172/6158607. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6158607.
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abstractNote = {Work is reported on the development of two superconducting magnetic energy storage units. One is a 30-MJ unit for use by the Bonneville Power Administration to stabilize power oscillations on their Pacific AC Intertie, and the second is a 1- to 10-GWh unit for use as a diurnal load-leveling device. Emphasis has been placed on the stabilizing system. The engineering specification design of the 30-MJ superconducting coil was completed and a contract will be placed for the coil fabrication design. Bids have been received for the stabilizing system 10-MW converter and coil protective dump resistor. These components will be purchased in 1979. The reference design for the 1- to 10-GWh diurnal load-leveling unit has been totally revised and is being assembled in redrafted report form. Plans are to build a 10- to 30-MWh prototype diurnal load-leveling demonstration unit.},
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