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Solutions that fit a world moving towards sustainability

  • Traction

    Power electronics components such as semiconductors play a crucial role in modern railway infrastructure, traction vehicles and substations.

  • Renewable Energy

    Reliable and green electricity generation from Renewable Energy Systems (RESs) is increasing. Power electronics components and solutions play a crucial role in enabling sustainable energy generation.

  • Maritime

    Astrolkwx brings solutions to the most complex onboard DC challenges. We offer a complete product range of power electronics components and customer-specific assemblies.

  • Electrification

    Power electronics are used in electric vehicles that need high power electric energy to rotate the electric engines.

News about our power electronics solutions

  • Astrol has acquired KWx, Dutch Power Electronics specialist

    After many years of successful collaboration, Astrol has acquired the Netherland-based KWx B.V. to strengthen its position in the maritime market. Read the full press release.

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  • IGBT-based solid-state DC breaker

    As a system engineer or system integrator we can imagine that you might have questions about our solid-state DC breaker technology. In this article we emphasize the most important features and answer the most frequently asked questions.

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Our Successes

  • A design with focus on zero emission

    To protect the onboard DC grid of passenger ferry Svelvik in the most reliable and efficient way, the Turkish system integrator Elkon used the 500 Ampere 1 kV Astrol solid-state DC breaker switch.

  • KWx and Bakker Sliedrecht aboard technologically advanced vessels

    For the last 15 years, KWx has supplied system integrator Bakker Sliedrecht with products and solutions for electrical installations aboard some of the world’s most technologically advanced offshore and dredging vessels.

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