VA Tech - Superconducting Fault Current Limiter

Wintersemester 2002 / 2003  


Due to the deregulation of the European energy market, the rising number of suppliers and consumers, the increased load on an existing network and the resulting volatility of the security devices fault current incidents have risen to higher levels, the market has a need for a new device. This protective device known as the Superconducting Fault Current Limiter (SFCL) has been designed by VA TECH SFCL to reduce fault current levels in existing electricity networks 

Cooperation Partner

  • DI Herbert Piereder (Corporate Marketing & Strategy, Head of Division)
    DI Paul Barnfather (Strategic Technology)
    VA Tech AG

Student Team

  • Amira Gutmann
    Mario Freissl
    Markus Krischmann
    Susanne Reiss