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Offline Gazza

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Using trains to store electricity
« on: August 24, 2018, 06:46:46 PM »
Basically the idea is the train acts like pumped storage hydro. You use excess energy from the grid to push a heavy train uphill, and then collect the energy back from regenerative braking when there is a spike in demand.



 

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