Sustainable Transportation Initiative
Combining world-class talent, facilities, and leadership at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and University of California, Berkeley to deliver foundational scientific research and robust engineering solutions addressing the nation’s mobility system needs.
Learn About Our Research on Battery-Electric Trains
Berkeley Lab study shows how battery-electric trains can deliver environmental justice, cost-savings, and resilience to the U.S.
Read the news release: eta.lbl.gov/news/big-batteries-wheels-can-deliver-zero
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