Blog Posts

  • Energy

    Jean-Maxime Saugrain Jul 28, 2022

    Ten new technologies to electrify the future: Superconducting cables, miracles of electrical connectivity

    Superconducting cables are miracles of electrical connectivity. We discover what makes them so important – and how Nexans is delivering the world’s first-ever superconducting cable system integrated in a railway grid.

  • Energy

    Jean-Maxime Saugrain Mar 21, 2022

    Superconductors for cities

    Could superconducting cables play a role in urban power grids? A project led by the UK’s National Grid Electricity Transmission aims to find out.

  • Energy

    Jean-Maxime Saugrain Sep 7, 2021

    The superconducting way to protect smart city grids

    Superconducting cables carry electricity at exceptionally high currents, reliably and with minimal losses. That makes them an attractive option for meeting the fast-growing power needs of smart cities.

  • Energy

    Frank Schmidt Apr 22, 2020

    Meeting the Megacity Challenge – with Superconductors

    The Covid-19 crisis is having a major impact on electricity demand. Yet the long-term trend is towards higher consumption – particularly in cities. Could superconducting cables help DSOs to meet rising demand?

  • Energy

    Jean-Maxime Saugrain Mar 25, 2020

    Standby for Superconductors

    Superconductors were once the stuff of science fiction. Now they’re transforming the way electricity is delivered.

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