DOE Seeks Railroad Industry Input On Zero-Emission Technology Strategy

November 28, 2023
As regulators and the railroad industry battle over locomotive emissions standards, the Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking input from the industry and other stakeholders to develop a strategy to decarbonize the sector, including data about alternative rail propulsion technologies and a potential timeline for railroads to transition to net-zero emissions. DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) published a Nov. 27 notice in the Federal Register announcing a request for information (RFI) “to understand what is...

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