13 Jun '18, 3pm

Russia

Russia

Italian energy giant Enel plans to install 10-megawatt-hour batteries on Russian railways to help trains move more quickly and smoothly along the rail network. The move to create what is termed a “first-of-its-kind innovative storage system” will allow the Russian rail network to accommodate bigger and faster trains without spending money on grid upgrades, Enel said. Enel’s CEO and general manager, Francesco Starace, inked a deal on the project with Belozerov Oleg Valentinovich, general director of Russian Railways, at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum last month. “The two players will team up mainly for the development of innovative energy storage systems to be installed across the country’s railway network,” said Enel in a press statement . “This is the first time this type of battery technology is used in the railway sector.” The project will be delivered ...

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