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Kers: the energy storage system

The KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System), is a device that allows a partial recovery of the kinetic energy dispersed in deceleration and braking (in form of heat), in mechanical or electrical energy, avalaible for the propulsion of the vehicle, the operation of its devices and also allows a reduction of fuel consumption. This system is (generally) consists of an engine / generator, an accumulator of energy (electrical or mechanical) and a control system.