DOE awards $13.4M to 5 projects focused on energy efficient mobility systems

By mmillikin The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced $13.4 million in support of five new cost-shared, community-based projects focused on energy efficient mobility systems including connected and autonomous vehicles and alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure including natural gas, propane, biofuels, hydrogen, and electricity.

The following projects will serve as “living labs” to test new ideas, collect data, and inform research on energy efficient transportation technologies and systems.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will receive $2 million to evaluate changes in freight demand patterns that reduce energy use, incorporate energy efficient technologies and practices into freight logistics, and publish lessons learned.
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