Renewables displace diesel generators at railway 'site of the future'

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Renewables displace diesel generators at railway 'site of the future'

Network Rail reveals solar and battery power met 97 per cent of an off-grid work site's power needs during a 14-day rail renewal project

A joint project between Network Rail and Colas Rail Ltd has succeeded in almost completely replacing diesel generators with innovative solar lighting and battery power sources capable of meeting 97 per...

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