Team size: 201 - 500
Founders: Greg Yurek, John B. Vander Sande
Founded date: 1987
Company revenue: US$ 50 - 100 million
Investors: Baird Capital, Hercules Capital, Venrock
Company stage: Other
AMSC offers an array of proprietary technologies and solutions spanning the electric power infrastructure â€“ from generation to delivery to end use. Skills include alternative energy, providing proven, megawatt-scale wind turbine designs and electrical control systems. The company also offers a number of Smart Grid technologies for power grid operators that enhance the reliability, efficiency and capacity of the grid, and integrate renewable energy sources into the power infrastructure. These include superconductor power cable systems, grid-level surge protectors and power electronics-based voltage stabilization systems. AMSC â€s technologies are protected by a broad and deep intellectual property portfolio consisting of hundreds of patents and licenses worldwide. AMSC is the world's principal vendor of high temperature superconductor wire and large rotating superconductor machinery and a world-leading supplier of dynamic reactive power grid stabilization products. AMSC's HTS wire and power electronic converters are at the core of a broad range of new electricity transmission and distribution, transportation and industrial processing applications. The company is headquartered in Devens, Massachusetts, USA.