ENERGY EFFICIENCY FOR ELECTRICAL URBAN AND METRO TRAINS

 
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Improved Power
Efficiency

improve efficiency up to 15% by reducing reactive power

Critical Systems & Equipment Safety  

improve the quality and safety of energy supply to critical systems 

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CRITICAL SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT SAFETY

  • Distortions and deviations that occur in energy systems of transport networks could adversely affect or even take out critical systems like signalling control or trains' internal systems

  • Gamma increases safety and reliability of the overall electric system as well as reduces maintenance and repair costs of the electric equipment by improving the quality of the power supply

  • Gamma stabilizes the current, eliminates short circuits, reduces harmonic currents, and smoothes ripples

IMPROVED ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • Existing smoothing reactors and filters although provide some degree of protection to the electrical equipment suffer from design flaws that lead to heavy magnetic flux and low energy efficiency 

  • Gamma leverages the unique design and technology to significantly reduce reactive power and energy losses while not compromising on the quality and reliability of filtration 

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OUR OFFER

Energy
Regeneration

save up to 50% of energy and reduce CO2 emission by recovering wasted brake energy 

Peak
Shaving

reduce peak demand by up to 40% and protect machinery and electrical equipment

 
 

ENERGY REGENERATION

  • Kinetic recovers and recycles energy generated by regenerative braking of rolling stock

  • When the train accelerates, Kinetic releases energy to the rolling stock's engine

  • Kinetic could be installed wayside or mounted on the rolling stock​

  • In addition to reduction of energy consumption and CO2 emission Kinetic could provide a faster acceleration to the train

PEAK SHAVING

  • A large number of trains accelerating and decelerating in quick succession during the peak hours cause frequency and voltage fluctuations and put electric networks and equipment under a considerable strain 

  • Kinetic accumulates energy during low demand times to provide peak power to the grid when needed 

  • Kinetic automatically regulates frequency and voltage, maintaining them within the required range thus​ mitigating the risks of blackouts and protecting the machinery 

  • In addition, improved energy quality allows for reduced intervals between trains

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OTHER BENEFITS 

Affordable and reliable service over a longer time

  • Unlimited number of 100% DOD cycles without degradation

  • Long service life of more than 25 years

  • Simple and low-cost maintenance

  • Wide operating temperature range from  -40 ° C to +80 °C

  • Complete operational safety, including explosion- and burst-proof (no need for protective casing)​

  • Environmentally friendly and recyclable, manufactured using non-hazardous materials

Сompatible with most electric-powered rail vehicles and could be easily integrated into the infrastructure

  • Сompatible with any DC-powered electric- or hybrid-powered rail transport

  • Requires only minor software adjustments and  modifications to vehicles and infrastructure 

  • Due to compact size and lightweight could be located wayside or mounted on the vehicle