Based in California, Solar Trains LLC is a solar integrator partnered with Blue Oak Energy, a solar design and engineering firm that has designed megawatt-scale systems for Google and REI; Lumos Solar, a premium solar panel and racking manufacturer; and Long Power Systems, a battery storage design and manufacturing firm.
One 300 watt solar panel can provide up to 7,000 miles of a person's train commuting per year. In other words, solar is serious business when it comes to electric rail. We have a number of options for solar racking and support structures. Solar Trains LLC can customize solar solutions for any type of electric rail, whether affordability is your first concern or aesthetics are at the top of your list.
A new article by Solar Trains founder, Tam Hunt, on the potential for "railway solar" to solarize transportation