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Energy Storage for the Rail Industry, Part II: Ultracapacitors for Bridging Power, Last Mile and Diesel Starting

April 09, 2018 by Alpbora Oruc, Sr. Sales Applications Engineer
Energy Storage for the Rail Industry, Part II: Ultracapacitors for Bridging Power, Last Mile and Diesel Starting

In part II of this rail energy storage systems series, we take a look at ultracapacitor (supercapacitor) energy storage and its ability to contribute to higher efficiency and emissions reductions for various rail applications.
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Energy Storage for the Rail Industry, Part I: Onboard or Wayside Systems?

April 02, 2018 by Alpbora Oruc, Sr. Sales Applications Engineer
Energy Storage for the Rail Industry, Part I: Onboard or Wayside Systems?

Energy storage systems for the rail industry have significant advantages for cost savings, operational efficiency and electrification. Learn the difference between onboard and wayside energy storage systems.
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Energy Storage Options for Rail Take the Spotlight at TRAKO and Expo Ferroviaria (PHOTOS)

November 20, 2017 by Alpbora Oruc, Sr. Sales Applications Engineer
Energy Storage Options for Rail Take the Spotlight at TRAKO and Expo Ferroviaria (PHOTOS)

My recent business travels took me to Gdansk, Poland for TRAKO fair, an international fair for the rail industry that presents the state-of-the-art in transport systems and railway infrastructure.
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Our Visit to Zhenjian and Shanghai

December 05, 2016 by Maxwell Technologies
Our Visit to Zhenjian and Shanghai

Dr. Yishan Li, Maxwell's Asia sales applications engineering manager, recently visited the beautiful cities of Shanghai and Zhenjiang to present on ultracapacitor energy storage for rail and commercial vehicles.
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Ultracapacitors in your daily life: Powering your morning subway ride

November 02, 2016 by Dennis Flynn, Director of Corporate Marketing
Ultracapacitors in your daily life: Powering your morning subway ride

The morning subway commute can be tough, especially when you're stuck on a stopped subway. For demanding applications like subways, ultracapacitors are key to keeping transit reliable and commuters on schedule.
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A New Destination: Beijing’s Rail Line Sets Model for Ultracapacitor Energy Storage

August 01, 2016 by Jessica A. Baris, Communications Specialist and Copywriter
A New Destination: Beijing’s Rail Line Sets Model for Ultracapacitor Energy Storage

It’s official—Beijing’s No. 8 rail line has departed from traditional braking systems. The line now employs Maxwell’s ultracapacitor energy storage technology to capture, save, and reuse energy. Maxwell’s partnership with China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation brought this project to fruition in one of the world’s most populous cities.
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