Superconductor Technologies Inc. to Exhibit at the 7th Annual CIGRE Canada Conference on Power Systems

Superconductor Technologies Inc. to Exhibit at the 7th Annual CIGRE Canada
Conference on Power Systems

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Superconductor Technologies,
Inc. (STI) (Nasdaq:SCON), a world leader in the development and production of
high temperature superconducting (HTS) materials and associated technologies,
will promote its Conductus^® superconducting wire at the 7^th Annual CIGRÉ
Canada Conference on Power Systems held in Montreal, Canada from September
24^th to 26^th. STI will exhibit at booth 29 in the Hilton Bonaventure
Montreal Fontaine Room.

"In our mission to commercialize Conductus HTS wire, STI has met the critical
electrical current objectives for high power HTS AC transmission cable
applications," said Adam Shelton, STI's VP of Product Line Management and
Marketing. "Conductus offers significant benefits for the future design of
electrical devices. At the CIGRÉ Canada Conference, we look forward to
expanding awareness of our HTS wire's unmatched critical current capacity,
increased in-field performance and cost advantages."

The 7^th Annual CIGRÉ Canada Conference on Power Systems will bring together
key players in the electric power systems sector: business leaders, system
operators, manufacturers, engineers, scientists, policy makers, regulators and
academics. The conference is expected to draw major organizations and provides
a unique forum to share exciting new research and breakthroughs; raise issues,
questions and discuss future directions; and network and exchange with leading
professionals from around the world.

About CIGRÉ Canada

CIGRÉ Canada is the Canadian National Committee of the International Council
on Large Electric Systems (CIGRÉ), the leading international organization on
high-voltage electricity generation and transmission. CIGRÉ was founded in
France in 1921. CIGRÉ Canada promotes collaboration with global experts by
sharing knowledge and joining forces to improve electric power systems of
today and tomorrow. For more information on CIGRÉ, visit

About Superconductor Technologies Inc. (STI)

Superconductor Technologies Inc., headquartered in Austin, TX, has been a
world leader in HTS materials since 1987, developing more than 100 patents as
well as proprietary trade secrets and manufacturing expertise. For more than a
decade, STI has been providing innovative interference elimination and network
enhancement solutions to the commercial wireless industry. The company is
currently leveraging its key enabling technologies, including RF filtering,
HTS materials and cryogenics to develop energy efficient, cost-effective and
high performance second generation (2G) HTS wire for existing and emerging
power applications, to develop applications for advanced RF wireless solutions
and innovative adaptive filtering, and for government R&D. Superconductor
Technologies Inc.'s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market under
the ticker symbol "SCON." For more information about STI, please visit

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