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Galvanically isolated DC/DC converter for hybrid trolleybuses

The Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau - University of Applied Sciences Zwickau has commissioned SMA Railway to supply a galvanically isolating DC/DC converter for a hybrid trolleybus. In combination with the automatic overhead current collector system that is currently under development, this device will allow an electric bus to transform into a hybrid trolleybus. This will provide the bus with the flexibility to recharge while traveling on the electrified sections of its route.

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About SMA Railway Technology GmbH
SMA Railway Technology GmbH develops and manufactures innovative auxiliary power converters for international rolling stock. The product portfolio ranges from single devices such as battery chargers or air conditioning inverters to complete auxiliary power converters for passenger cars and multiple-unit trains. The system technology is suitable for a variety of applications and characterized by innovative power electronics, high reliability, and robustness. The subsidiary of Beijing Dinghan Technology Co., Ltd. has its headquarters in Kassel in the center of Germany.

About Beijing Dinghan Technology
Beijing Dinghan Technology Co. Ltd. is a leading Chinese manufacturer of railway technology systems. The group’s product portfolio covers rail infrastructure and rolling stock. With a number of R&D centers, production and sales sites, Beijing Dinghan offers both mobility and high-tech solutions. Beijing Dinghan Technology Co. Ltd. employs approximately 1,500 staff worldwide. In 2015, the stock-listed company generated a turnover of almost 170 million Euro.