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Submission + - LA Metro to Harvest Energy From Subway Trains (vyconenergy.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Today the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority awarded VYCON Energy with a $3.6 million contract to install a flywheel energy recovery system at the Red Line Westlake/MacArthur Park subway station. The system will harness kinetic energy from braking trains then use the stored energy to help trains accelerate.
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LA Metro to Harvest Energy From Subway Trains

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