MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 180, 201813th International Conference Modern Electrified Transport – MET’2017
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||New Technologies in Electrified Transport|
|Published online||27 July 2018|
Analysis of wayside energy storage devices for DC heavy rail transport
Warsaw University of Technology, Institute of Electric Power Engineering, Electric Traction Division, ul. Koszykowa 75, 00-662, Warsaw, Poland
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The proposed paper presents the possibility of using the wayside energy storage devices (WESD) for the DC Heavy Rail Transport treating the design, costs and payback time. Moreover a case study comparison for the use of wayside energy storage devices on the heavy transport at the supply voltage of 3.3kV DC is presented. A method of sizing the energy storage devices using vehicle characteristics, traction power supply and running timetable is presented. The paper also presents the cost analysis for the most commonly used energy storage devices and the payback time.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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