Could we see a solar power revolution along UK train lines?

2018-03-01T12:51:17+00:00February 2018|

Could UK trains be powered directly by solar energy? A recent report, Riding Sunbeams, suggests that up to 10% of the energy needed for the UK’s DC-powered routes could be provided by solar PV. Researchers calculated that using DC solar power rather than converting AC power from the grid could save rail companies £4.5m per [...]