Hitachi Energy technology underpins Kanpur Metro…

Nine out of 10 metros in India are powered by Hitachi Energy…

Kanpur – “Hitachi Energy is proud to be supporting Kanpur Metro with its globally renowned power technology. Kanpur is the third largest city of India’s biggest state with a flourishing population and increasing urbanization.

A reliable and efficient metro rail network will help the state balance its development goals with environmental ones. Hitachi Energy’s power technology is powering nine priority metro stations of Kanpur Metro and helping the city curb its carbon footprint,” said N Venu, MD & CEO, India & South Asia, Hitachi Energy.

Kanpur Metro is a 750-volt direct current, rail-based mass transit system for the city of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Hitachi Energy is behind the design, supply, supervision and commissioning of special transformers that minimize environmental contamination and fire hazard, requiring low maintenance. Hitachi Energy has more than 40,000 dry-type transformers operating all around the globe.

In India, nine out of 10 metros deploy Hitachi Energy’s power technology. The type of transformers used in Kanpur Metro are also powering the world’s longest highway tunnel above the altitude of 10,000 feet (3000 meters), the Atal Tunnel, in Rohtang, near Manali, India.

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