Inria newsletter Emergence: Optimizing the energy consumption of Rennes metro line’s de-icing system

In Rennes, the new CityVal automatic metro runs on concrete tracks, where electric heating is used to de-ice the track in cold weather. To optimize the use of the de-icing system and control energy consumption, the manufacturer Siemens relies on thermal modeling research carried out by our team. An article has appeared in the Inria newsletter émergences: see here (in French).