Ultracapacitor Buses

Brilliant idea, kit the buses out with capacitors instead of batteries and charge them every time they stop. Read the details here.

2 responses

  1. But how will they deal with hysteresis? What’s the useful lifetime of the capacitor?

  2. Been a long time since I studied electronics Mark, but my primitive answers would be: I didn’t know capacitors were prone to hysteris; and the capacitors in our old CRT tellies got a good innings.