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   Inverter unit for DC substations  evaluated  
By installing thyristor inverters in substations of DC systems, a feeding back of recovered braking energy into the public mains becomes a possibility. This can considerably increase recuperation rates in suburban or regional DC systems.
Technology field: Regenerative braking and energy management
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References / Links:  Moninger, Gunselmann 1998;  Piro (no year);  Moninger (no year)
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 date created: 2002-10-09
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