SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 04/2020

Energy efficiency categories for safety installations

April 2020 | Dimitriy Efanow, German Osadtschij

The authors of this article have proposed the introduction of a “green technology” concept to the area of railroad transportation management. The suggestion involves the introduction of essential energy efficiency categories for railroad control systems. The system itself requires the deployment of “smart technologies”, as well as the use of renewable energy resources and the implementation of the decentralised location for the energy supply sources and the railroad control system in the immediate vicinity of the peripheral technical automation devices....