SBB’s Markus Halder (Programme Manager Load Management) and Andreas Fuchs (Product Owner Load Control) provide details about the Swiss rail operator’s load management programme, detailing its key areas of activity, current state of play and planned developments.
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Power grids are becoming more intelligent to keep energy consumption within a given band thus avoiding cost-intensive load peaks. The 50Hz energy market operates and optimises in 15-minute intervals, which is considered a lengthy period compared to the dynamics found in railway electricity grids. In the Swiss Federal Railway (SBB)…