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World’s First 100% Solar Powered Train (Video)

April 26th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

The Byron Bay Railroad Company's charming 100% solar-powered train has been featured in a Fully Charged video, showcasing the possibility of zero-emission public transport. The train is super efficient, requiring 8.33 watt-hours per passenger kilometer, even with frequent stop–starting. With a 6.5 kW rooftop solar array and a lithium-ion battery on board, in peak solar hours, the train is effectively 100% self-powered



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