5.) 2013 – Tesla Supercharger Network, Tesla Motors, Fremont, Calif.
Tesla founder Elon Muska said that the Hyperloop could power itself “if you put solar panels on it” because doing so would “generate more power than you would consume in the system.” The solar technology developed at Tesla Motors for the company’s Supercharger Network would be a likely candidate for powering the Hyperloop.
As Elon Musk has said, “There is a way to store the power so it would run 24/7 without using batteries. Yes, this is possible, absolutely.”

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5.) 2013 – Tesla Supercharger Network, Tesla Motors, Fremont, Calif.

Tesla founder Elon Muska said that the Hyperloop could power itself “if you put solar panels on it” because doing so would “generate more power than you would consume in the system.” The solar technology developed at Tesla Motors for the company’s Supercharger Network would be a likely candidate for powering the Hyperloop.

As Elon Musk has said, “There is a way to store the power so it would run 24/7 without using batteries. Yes, this is possible, absolutely.”

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Maglevs explained

The magnetized coil running along the track, called a guideway, repels the large magnets on the train’s undercarriage, allowing the train to levitate between 0.39 and 3.93 inches (1 to 10 cm) above the guideway. Once the train is levitated, power is supplied to the coils within the guideway walls to create a unique system of magnetic fields that pull and push the train along the guideway. The electric current supplied to the coils in the guideway walls is constantly alternating to change the polarity of the magnetized coils. This change in polarity causes the magnetic field in front of the train to pull the vehicle forward, while the magnetic field behind the train adds more forward thrust.
Maglev trains float on a cushion of air, eliminating friction. This lack of friction and the trains’ aerodynamic designs allow these trains to reach unprecedented ground transportation speeds of more than 310 mph(500 kph), or twice as fast as Amtrak’s fastest commuter train. In comparison, a Boeing-777 commercialairplane used for long-range flights can reach a top speed of about 562 mph (905 kph). Developers say that maglev trains will eventually link cities that are up to 1,000 miles (1,609 km) apart. At 310 mph, you could travel from Paris to Rome in just over two hours.
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Maglevs explained

The magnetized coil running along the track, called a guideway, repels the large magnets on the train’s undercarriage, allowing the train to levitate between 0.39 and 3.93 inches (1 to 10 cm) above the guideway. Once the train is levitated, power is supplied to the coils within the guideway walls to create a unique system of magnetic fields that pull and push the train along the guideway. The electric current supplied to the coils in the guideway walls is constantly alternating to change the polarity of the magnetized coils. This change in polarity causes the magnetic field in front of the train to pull the vehicle forward, while the magnetic field behind the train adds more forward thrust.

Maglev trains float on a cushion of air, eliminating friction. This lack of friction and the trains’ aerodynamic designs allow these trains to reach unprecedented ground transportation speeds of more than 310 mph(500 kph), or twice as fast as Amtrak’s fastest commuter train. In comparison, a Boeing-777 commercialairplane used for long-range flights can reach a top speed of about 562 mph (905 kph). Developers say that maglev trains will eventually link cities that are up to 1,000 miles (1,609 km) apart. At 310 mph, you could travel from Paris to Rome in just over two hours.

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Hyperloop

Evacuated Tube Transport Technologies (ET3) has developed a conceptual maglev train inside of an air-locked tube that utilizes a very small amount of energy for transport. Musk says the Hyperloop won’t utilize a vacuum tube.  Courtesy / ET3