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European research project Eurotape has created 1,968 feet of superconductive tape that could vastly improve the potency of wind turbines. "This material, a copper oxide, is like a thread that conducts 100 times more electricity than copper. With this thread you can make cables to transport much more electricity or generate much more intense magnetic fields than today," project coordinator Xavier Obradors said in a Phys.org article. The superconductivity of the tape refers to the material's ability to channel electricity with no resistance and little power loss. Obradors predicts this innovation could reduce the weight of turbines and improve their productivity. Read more at Phys.org.

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