In 2019 Riding Sunbeams demonstrated that it is possible to connect solar photovoltaic panels directly into the electrified rail network to power trains. Direct supply of solar power to railway traction systems has never been done before, anywhere in the world. The market and decarbonisation potential for railways and mobility in general is huge.
|Number of pages||2|
|Place of Publication||Bristol|
|Publication status||Published - 13 Jan 2020|
- LAW Centre for Global Law and Innovation
Nolden, C., Sanchez Graells, A., Murray, L., Pendered, O., Stone, I., & Wilkins, J. (2020, Jan 13). Riding Sunbeams: Powering our trains with solar PV. (79 ed.) PolicyBristol. http://www.bristol.ac.uk/policybristol/policy-briefings/riding-sunbeams---powering-our-trains-with-solar-pv/