Gallery: T-Box Harnesses Wind Energy from Speeding Trains

 

Rail travel is one of the greenest means of traveling across the country, but it could be even more efficient if the infrastructure itself produced electricity. Companies have already come up with plans to harness energy from passing trains using piezoelectric pads, and now two designers have developed a device that could harness the wind energy produced by speeding trains.

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  1. jignesh patel April 14, 2011 at 11:18 am

    very very very very very good idea.
    but difficult in implement.

  2. the bystander March 28, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    cool idea. I wonder if the designers did wind test on this design… from my limited knowledge, I think air travels faster under the vehicle. And this will need a good filtering system.

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