A system to meter energy consumption in trains and optimise costs

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FuturENERGY Dec. 19 - Jan. 2020

The engineers from Bombardier Transportation España have developed metering equipment to control the energy consumption of trains (the Energy Management Control System), which has been supplied to both domestic and international operators. The system continuously records energy expenditure, with real time data exchange between the mobile units and the workshops. This is a major step forward in quality and sustainability for the rail sector as this system makes it possible to avoid the emission of thousands of tonnes of COa year…