Thales selects provider to secure power for North African metro line

The systems will be delivered in 2024. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

AEG Power Solutions, a provider of AC & DC power supply systems and solutions, has been chosen by Thales to provide AC UPS systems to secure the power supply for a metro line in north Africa

The company will provide 38 Protect 8 S14 UPS systems ranging from 60-100kVA and will be installed in a redundant setting in order to provide the highest power reliability. According to AEG, the Protect 8 has an expected lifetime of 20 years and is a cost-effective solution designed for highly-demanding applications. The systems will ensure safe operation of critical loads and will be delivered in 2024. 

Stefano Marmino, ground transportation systems in Italy, project procurement leader, Thales, said, “Having started to build a relationship with AEG Power Solutions during the procurement process, we could see that they had the technical excellence and experience required… “We were confident that AEG Power Solutions, like in the past, was the right choice to provide these mission-critical UPS systems.”

Alberto Dall'Asta, managing director of 3W Power S.p.A., a subsidiary of AEG Power Solutions in this project, remarked, “We are honoured that Thales has recognised our industrial product range to meet the requirements for a reliable power solution aligned with their technical specifications.”

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