Later this year Dutch company Hedgehog Applications is to undertake a pilot project in Apeldoorn which will use a large battery to store energy regenerated by braking electric trains and use it to recharge electric buses and cars. The project with four electric buses is to be undertaken in partnership with ProRail and local authorities. Hedgehog envisages that the stored energy could also be used to prove emergency power for railway signalling and control systems in the event of a power cut ...
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