American Superconductor (AMSC) is an energy technologies company based in Devens, Massachusetts specializing in the design and manufacture of power systems and superconducting wire. It owns AMSC Windtech in Klagenfurt, Austria. Company sales are dependent on a single large customer, Sinovel, a Chinese wind turbine maker that accounts for almost 80% of revenue.
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Campaign Finance$72,971 Given
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Lobbying on Behalf of American Superconductor
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount American Superconductor $1,600,000 Hoecker Energy Law & Policy $30,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Science & Technology,
- Government Issues,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Foreign Relations
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2347 Advanced Cable Deployment Authorization Act of 2009 H.R.2348 Financing Advanced and Superconducting Transmission Act of 2009 H.R.2454 American Clean Energy And Security Act of 2009 H.R.4310 Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 H.R.5856 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013 S.2467 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 H.R.1540 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
RegulationsMentioned in 14 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "American Superconductor" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 4 SEC Comments on Amendment to Emergency Order Pursuant to Section 12(K)(2) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Taking Temporary Action to Respond to Market Developments 2008
- Toggle 3 SEC Comments on Amendments to Regulation SHO 2007
- Toggle 2 EPA Toxic Release Inventory Burden Reduction Proposed Rule 2005
- Toggle 1 SEC Comments on Cybersecurity Roundtable 2014
- Toggle 1 EPA Preliminary 2006 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 2004
- Toggle 1 FERC Promoting Transmission Investment Through Pricing Reform 2005
- Toggle 1 USTR Request for Comments and Notice of Public Hearing Concerning China's Compliance with WTO Commitments 2013
- Toggle 1 SEC Comments on "Naked" Short Selling Anti-Fraud Rule 2008
- Toggle 1 EPA Identification of Additional Classes of Facilities for Development of Financial Respnsibility Requirements Under Section 108(b): Notice and Request for Comment 2009
- Toggle 1 USC Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure 2014
|2008||$2,400,000||American Superconductor: Advanced Spacecraft Technology -- Systematic Approach to Radiation Hardened Electronics (SHARE)|
Federal Spending14 grants; 4 contracts
Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.
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Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.
|American Superconductor Corporation||2009||Energy, Department Of||HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTOR TRANSMISSION CABLE SYSTEM FOR INSTALLATION IN THE LONG ISLAND POWER GRID (LIPA 2)||$7,584,120|
|American Superconductor Corporation||2005||Energy, Department Of||DEMONSTRATION OF A PRE-COMMERCIAL LONG-LENGTH HTS CABLE SYSTEM OPERATING IN THE POWER TRANSMISSION NETWORK||$5,642,000|
|American Superconductor Corporation||2009||Energy, Department Of||DE-FC26-07NT43243, MODIFICATION 008, ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION TO EXTEND THE CURRENT BUDGET PERIOD AT NO COST.||$4,832,972|
|American Superconductor Corporation||2006||Energy, Department Of||DEMONSTRATION OF A PRE-COMMERCIAL LONG-LENGTH HTS CABLE SYSTEM OPERATING IN THE POWER TRANSMISSION NETWORK||$4,250,000|
|American Superconductor Corporation||2007||Energy, Department Of||DEMONSTRATION OF A PRE-COMMERCIAL LONG-LENGTH HTS CABLE SYSTEM OPERATING IN THE POWER TRANSMISSION NETWORK||$4,002,128|
|American Superconductor Corporation||2004||Energy, Department Of||$4,000,000|
|American Superconductor Corporation||2008||Energy, Department Of||HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTOR TRANSMISSION CABLE SYSTEM FOR INSTALLATION IN THE LONG ISLAND POWER GRID (LIPA 2)||$2,856,869|
|American Superconductor Corporation||2007||Energy, Department Of||$1,921,330|
|American Superconductor Corporation||2008||Office Of The Secretary, Department Of Homeland Security||DIVISION: INNOVATION PPA: INNOVATION THRUST: HIPS PROGRAM: RESILIENT ELECTRIC GRID (REG) PROJECT: REG PLANNING AND TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATION||$1,908,791|
|American Superconductor Corporation||2007||Energy, Department Of||HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTOR TRANSMISSION CABLE SYSTEM FOR INSTALLATION IN THE LONG ISLAND POWER GRID (LIPA 2)||$1,900,000|
Advisory Committees3 people on 3 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "American Superconductor" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Commerce 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Defense 1 person on 1 committee