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American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a leading energy technologies company, today announced that it has expanded its strategic alliance with Shanghai Electric Cable Research Institute (SECRI) and has received a new order for AMSC's high temperature superconductor (HTS) wire. SECRI will use the HTS wire to develop and manufacture a 30-meter-long, 35 kilovolt (kV) cable system. SECRI is the leading research, development and standardization institution for China's wire and cable industry and is one of two centers that test and certify power cables for China.