Application: Rail

Renewable Gas 360 Webinar Series

Getting to Neutral – The Importance of Renewable Gases in Decarbonizing Society

May 29, 2020Join us on Tuesday, June 16 for the first webinar in the Renewable Gas 360 webinar series, brought to you by SoCalGas, PG&E, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, Southwest Gas, and NW Natural.

Renewable Gas 360

Successful year and a half of trials of the world’s first two hydrogen trains

May 21, 2020After 530 days and more than 180,000 driven kilometers, the successful trial operation of the world’s first two hydrogen trains was officially completed at the end of February. Two pre-series trains of Alstom’s Coradia iLint model have been in passenger service since September 2018.

via NGVJournal

OptiFuel obtains U.S. EPA, Tier 4 Rail Certification for 100% natural gas engine

May 18, 2020OptiFuel Systems & Cummins Inc have secured U.S. EPA, Tier 4 Rail Certification for the first ever rail internal combustion engine to emit 0.00 g/bhp-hr NOx and PM. This breakthrough will deliver the lowest California Tier 5 emissions objectives.

via US Gas Vehicles

Neste Acquires Mahoney Environmental

May 7, 2020Neste, one of the world’s leading producers of renewable fuels, has announced the closing of its acquisition of its largest single investment in the U.S. to date.

via Work Truck Online

Building A Sustainable EV Battery Supply Chain: New Report

May 1, 2020Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE) and the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) are conducting a research initiative focused on identifying strategies to improve sustainability and governance across the EV battery supply chain.

via Charged EVs

Concept image of an autonomous rail system's camera view.

FITSCO and Cognitive Pilot to Develop AI-Based Computer Vision System

April 23, 2020China-based urban rail transit signalling system provider FITSCO and Cognitive Pilot have partnered to develop an AI-based computer vision system to be used on trams.

via Railyway-Technology

South Coast AQMD Offers New Funding for Combustion Freight and Marine Projects

January 21, 2020South Coast AQMD is hosting a one-hour webinar on February 4th at 11 am to provide an overview of funding and the application process for the new $60 million Combustion Freight and Marine program.

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Truck

A Year in Hydrogen: Innovative Products, Progressive Policies, and New Players Emerge

January 3, 20202019 was a great year for fuel cells and hydrogen. The growth and viability of the industry was demonstrated by more products, new players, and policies that are setting 2020 up to be an exciting start to a decade of progress.

Fuel Cell Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA)

ACT Expo Announces Agenda for 10th Annual Event

November 21, 2019GNA has released the full agenda for the 10th annual Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s largest advanced transportation technology and clean fleet event.

via NGT News

California intensifies efforts to slash railway emissions

November 16, 2019The initiative is part of a broader push to limit diesel emissions from freight facilities.

via FreightWaves

Joe Biden wants to launch low-carbon transportation strategy

November 14, 2019Former vice president and Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden is promoting a “new generation” of low-carbon trucking, shipping and aviation technologies.

via FreightWaves

Federal government advances fuel cell technology

Federal Policies Are Advancing Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Energy

October 8, 2019Bipartisan, bicameral support for National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day reflects the longstanding belief in the energy, environmental, and economic benefits of these technologies across the United States Government.

Fuel Cell Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA)

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Train

On Land, Air, and Sea, Fuel Cells Are Pushing New Transportation Boundaries

September 10, 2019With cleaner and more efficient trains, aircraft, and sea vessels, fuel cells are helping push transportation boundaries.

Fuel Cell Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA)

Ports

Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports: The Voyage to Cleaner Air Throughout Los Angeles County

August 27, 2019The Los Angeles and Long Beach ports have been taking a holistic strategy to reduce pollution from transportation through The Clean Air Action Plan.

BREATHE California of Los Angeles County

Battery Electric Trucks Have Been Around Longer Than You Think

June 11, 2019Truck makers such as Tesla, XOS and Daimler are working to develop electric vehicles, but the technology isn’t new.

via Trucks.com

As big data transforms freight transportation, where does government fit in?

May 12, 2019Creating regulatory flexibility and providing a framework for the transportation industry to cope with logistics datasets are ways that federal and state legislators can enable innovation.

via FreightWaves