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FerroSmartGrid - Recuperation/Interoperability Node

Technology Type Electro-chemical Capacitor
Rated Power 50 kW
URL More about FerroSmartGrid - Recuperation/Interoperability Node
FerroSmartGrid is a demonstration project that aims to achieve maximum efficiency in the railway infrastructure power grid. In order to do this, a new generation of railway smart nodes has been developed to enable interoperability between urban/interurban transportation systems, users and the railway infrastructure. Win Inertia, as a technological solutions provider, uses the same environmental technological concept developed in the Ferrolinera project to create smart nodes over the railway infrastructure. The Recuperation node, which incorporates Win Inertia’s hybrid energy storage system, allows recovery of the energy generated by the braking action of a train, storing it in Maxwell ultracapacitors according to an energy management algorithms’ assessment of the needs of the system at any given point in time. The Recuperation node can be converted into an Interoperability node by adding Win Inertia’s EV charging point, which draws its supply from the same recovered energy from the braking process.
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Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.06.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No

Calle Agustín Martín Carrión
Málaga, Málaga 29006

Utility Administrator of Railway Infrastructures (Adif)
Utility Type Federally Owned
Paired Grid Resource Secondary Distribution
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Adif
Energy Storage Technology Provider Maxwell Technologies
Power Electronics Provider Win Inertia
Integrator Company Win Inertia
Developer Win Inertia
Cost & Performance
Projected Project Lifetime 25 years
Performance N/A
Capital Expenditure $729064
Service Use Case Microgrid Capability
On-Site Power
Onsite Renewable Generation Shifting
Renewables Capacity Firming
Transportation Services
Voltage Support
Microgrid Capability
Funding Source 1 Federal/National
Research Partner
Research Institution Universidad de Jaen; Universidad de Sevilla - Electronic Technology Group; Universidad de Málaga - Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Industrial
Research Description Jaen - PV installations of the Regulation node; Sevilla - Collaborated on the central management system for the nodes; Málaga - Defined energy potential for regenerative braking energy generation
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