Emissions Reduction Alberta

Cando Rail & Terminals Jump-Starts Battery Loco Project

Alberta-based Cando Rail & Terminals is developing a battery-electric switching locomotive through its Li-Ion (Lithium-Ion) 2025 Project, which involves retrofitting a legacy, non-tier-compliant diesel-electric locomotive with a lithium-ion battery propulsion system. The

CP: Green ‘Gas ’n Go’ Gets Grant (Updated)

Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) on Nov. 1 awarded Canadian Pacific’s Hydrogen Locomotive Program a $15 million 50% matching grant to expand the initiative to three locomotives, install hydrogen production facilities at two locations, and create a “global center of excellence in hydrogen and freight rail systems” in Alberta. CP is receiving the grant from ERA’s Shovel Ready Challenge program. It builds on the $15 million CP already planned to invest in the development project in 2021.