Noise and energy consumption cut during SiC tram testing

Siemens Mobility Avenio tram in München.

Photos: Stadtwerke München

GERMANY: A ‘sharp’ reduction in motor noise and a 10% drop in energy consumption were observed during a year-long test of Infineon Technologies silicon carbide power semiconductors in one of the two traction converters fitted to a Siemens Mobility Avenio tram in München.

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