Gallery: Belgian High-Speed Rail System To Get Solar Boost

 

High-speed rail systems are becoming increasingly popular all around the world, however clean energy company Enfinity has found a way to make them even more appealing – power them using solar energy. The Belgian company, working alongside Belgian rail infrastructure firm Infrabel, has come up with a first-of-its-kind plan to install 16,000 solar panels on the roof of a two-mile long rail tunnel that connects Paris to Amsterdam.

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  1. planetarytransport@yaho... June 9, 2011 at 3:55 pm

    Any High Speed Rail (HSR) systems may be the most popular as stated in this article, however, this system is already dated, limited in speed, exposed to the elements, costly to build, operate and maintain, and not structured to expand internationally.

    The only project addressing all of these points is the ET3 Aqua=Terra Planetary Transportation and Infrastructure Project.
    Components of this undertaking may be viewed at:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92dK_yxaKvk&feature=related
    http://www.et3.net
    and
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Aquaterra-A-SUPER-FAST-PLANETARY-TRANSPORT-SYSTEM-/106199809419664?ref=ts
    http://www.invention.net/aquaterra.
    Worth seeing, supporting, and participating.
    With Great Respect,
    Yon

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