GE Transportation and DonJon Shipbuilding Bidding for $24M Federal Grant for Hybrid Tugboat
Green Car Congress
AUGUST 17, 2010
GE Transportation and DonJon Shipbuilding and Repair are bidding on a $24-million federal grant for their Hybrid Harbor Tug Project. The grant is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 that awards funding to innovative transportation projects. GE provided a packaged hybrid propulsion system that featured its V228 or V250 medium-speed diesel engines, a generator and a new generation of sodium-based chemistry batteries. GoErie.com.