06 Dec '17, 12am

Solar-powered trains viable in UK, study finds

The UK could one day have a transport network powered directly by the sun, according to the results of a new study released today. Connecting solar panels directly to rail, tube, and tram networks in the UK could bypass the electricity grid altogether while helping to meet a significant share of energy needs for UK transport, according to research from Imperial College London's Energy Futures Lab and climate change charity 10:10. Related articles UN decrees ocean plastic a 'planetary crisis' Major investors vote against stricter climate disclosure rules for utilities EURELECTRIC: European power giants vow to 'accelerate clean energy transition' Survey: Majority of businesses failing on climate adaptation Solar-powered trains viable in UK, study finds The researchers have spent a year looking into the potential for using bespoke new power electronics to connect solar panels...

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