A new rail line in Portland will be the first in the U.S. to use a Siemens unit that stores energy absorbed from braking trains.
Speed and more energy efficient locomotives bound for Amtrak service in the Northeast begin rolling off the assembly line in Sacramento.
The energy that might otherwise be wasted from regenerative braking is now a source of revenues and represents an increase in operational efficiency.
A team of U.K. engineers envisions a much quieter, less polluted runway, with planes using energy recovered from their landing gear brakes to power taxiing.
Viridity Energy is undertaking a pilot project in Pennsylvania to bank regenerative braking energy from trains on the busy Market-Frankford line.
The UniCab concept design taxi utilizes solar, hydrogen, and regenerative braking as well as plug-in charging to provide juice for the all-electric New York City “Taxi of Tomorrow.”