New study says railroads could save $94 billion in two decades by converting to batteries
(Source: American Journal of Transportation, November 30, 2021)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — If U.S. Class I railroads convert from diesel locomotives to battery power, they can save $94 billion over 20 years “while consuming half the energy consumed by diesel trains,” according to a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory report. The report, “Economic, environmental and grid-resilience benefits of converting diesel trains to battery-electric” was published in the November, 2021 issue of Nature Energy.
Full story: American Journal of Transportation
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
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