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POWER ELECTRONICS AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT

CAF Power & Automation, a member of the CAF Group, designs and manufactures electric traction equipment for all types of trains; Metros, Commuter trains, Streetcars, High-Speed trains, etc.

Our modern laboratories are used to investigate new solutions and to test the equipment we design. Our present product range comprises:

  • Traction converters (750 VDC, 1500 VDC, 3000 VDC and 25 kVAC)
  • Control Electronics (easy integration of the traction converter in the train)
  • Control Strategy (optimum development of control algorithms for maximum system efficiency)
  • Greentech: supercapacitor and battery-based on-board energy storage system. A range of efficient products including the ACR system (Rapid Charge Accumulators) used by CAF to develop energy efficient streetcar systems to cover the needs of towns and cities with traffic congestion problems.

The turnkey supply of the entire traction chain.

CAF Power & Automation