AEG Power Solutions chosen by Thales in Italia to secure power to an important metro line in Northern Africa
AEG Power Solutions chosen by Thales in Italia to secure power to an important metro line in Northern Africa

  • 38 Protect 8 AC UPS systems provide longevity and availability of power supply in the harsh metro environment
  • Thales, Ground Transportation Systems in Italia selected AEG Power Solutions based on his reliable product range, design flexibility and technical support


Zwanenburg, The Netherlands – July 24, 2023:

AEG Power Solutions, a global provider of AC & DC power supply systems and solutions for all types of critical and demanding applications, today announced that it has been selected to provide AC UPS systems to secure the power supply for an important metro line in Northern Africa.


Thales has chosen AEG Power Solutions to provide the complete power supply solution, consisting of 38 Protect 8 S14 UPS systems which have a proven track record in securing power for railway applications in harsh environments. The systems are ranging from 60 to 100 kVA and will be installed in a redundant setting to provide the highest power reliability. With an expected lifetime of at least 20 years, the Protect 8 is a robust and cost-effective solution optimized for minimal operating costs. Designed for highly demanding applications, the Protect 8 ensures safe operation of critical loads, delivering total control wherever reliability, availability and maintainability are required.


AEG Power Solutions provided its power supply expertise to Thales during the technical project analysis and clarification, helping to finalize the project.


“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” says Mr. Stefano Marmino, Thales, Ground Transportation Systems in Italia, Project Procurement Leader, “and we were confident that AEG Power Solutions, like in the past, was the right choice to provide these mission-critical UPS systems”.


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

The systems will be delivered in 2024.



About AEG Power Solutions

AEG Power Solutions is an independent international company and a global leader in power supply and conversion for industrial and renewable applications with distinctive expertise in AC and DC technologies. The portfolio comprises a wide range of reliable and tailored AC and DC UPS, battery chargers, rectifier systems and switch-mode power supplies to protect power for critical infrastructures. As a leading provider of power converters for Battery Energy Storage and rectifiers for Green Hydrogen production, AEG Power Solutions supports customers in the energy transition towards a more sustainable future. The company serves customers worldwide and is present in 14 countries.


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