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Eltek Systems Selected for Nottingham Express Tram Network

Infrarail 2014 – Eltek today announced that it has been selected to supply a range of high efficiency power conversion products for phase two of the Nottingham Express Transit project (NET2) that will more than double the size of Nottingham’s tram network by the end of 2014.

Eltek’s power modules have already been approved by Network Rail, owner and operator of the UK’s railway infrastructure, and are configured and programmed to provide the basis for both single- and three-phase, battery-backed uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems that service critical power applications throughout the Nottingham tram network.

Eltek equipment was selected for this project by main electrical contractor Blackburn Starling & Company Ltd’s UPS specialist integrator, Harland Simon UPS Ltd. The Harland Simon integrated UPS’s utilise Eltek’s advanced technology to provide compact, high efficiency systems designed for simplified maintenance and operation.

“The Nottingham Tram project is a significant regional transit extension for Britain’s Network Rail system and being selected for this activity is significant for Eltek,” said Lars Dousa, Eltek Executive Vice President. “The rail industry is embracing modular, HE systems as a way to provide more reliable power for the network. Harland Simon is a great partner and we look forward to working with them.”

“We are pleased to work together with Eltek on the tram stop power systems for the Nottingham Express Transit project,” said Andy Parfitt, Sales Director of Harland Simon UPS Ltd. “Eltek’s power modules are a perfect fit with our UPS system, which is of critical importance to this railway project.”

Eltek will supply its high efficiency, high-density 19-inch rack DC rectifier modules with smart controller, Flatpack2 Integrated and Standalone systems, as well as INV222 inverters and static switches.

If you plan to visit the Infrarail 2014 show, stop by Eltek’s exhibit in Stand D41 to see the company’s full range of high efficiency power solutions. Find Eltek rail product information on this website.

About Eltek ASA

Eltek is a strategic technology partner for power solutions. The company reported revenue of NOK 3.7 billion in 2013, and has approximately 2,400 employees and operations in almost 40 countries. The company focuses on power electronics markets, where it is one of the leaders in telecom power and a growing force within industrial applications. Eltek is also pursuing growth opportunities within the datacenter market. Eltek is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE:ELT) and headquartered in Drammen, Norway.

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