The Atlas, a specialized railcar that will be used to transport SNF (spent nuclear fuel) and HLW (high-level radioactive waste) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has completed a 1,600-plus-mile round-trip from
U.S. Department of Energy
TTC OPERATED BY ENSCO, RAILWAY AGE APRIL 2023 ISSUE: Discover a new railcar for transporting spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste.
Argonne scientists will test bio- and renewable diesel fuel on a locomotive combustion test engine.
The Biden Administration has released the U.S. National Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization, “a landmark interagency framework of strategies and actions to remove all emissions from the transportations sector by 2050,” the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced Jan. 10.
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a contract to a consortium led by ENSCO, Inc. and including Kasgro Rail Corp., Oak Ridge Technologies LLC and RailcarCO Corp. to fabricate
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is making available $96 million for research projects focused on lowering vehicle emissions: from creating “cleaner” non-road engines and fuel technologies for rail, marine, aviation, and construction and agricultural applications, to developing electric drive components and materials to maximize electric vehicle efficiency.
Culver City, Calif.-based Parallel Systems has been awarded a $4.4 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to test its autonomous, battery-electric-powered railcar technology. DOE is distributing a total of $175 million to 68 projects through the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).
New legislation has been introduced in Congress to establish a Freight Rail Innovation Institute (FRII) in which a university research partner and a locomotive manufacturer would work to develop zero-emission locomotives.
“Crude Oil Characterization Research Study,” a Sandia National Laboratories report to Congress commissioned by U.S. DOE (Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy, PHMSA (Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration) and TC (Transport Canada) Transport of Dangerous Goods Directorate) under the Section 7309 of the FAST (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) Act, says that Bakken crude and other hydraulic fracturing (fracking)-derived oil are no more volatile than other types of oil.