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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Reducing Speed Limits on Calgary's Major Arteries

It is well known that air and road resistance to vehicles increases in a non-linear fashion, especially at higher speeds.  It is also well known that fuel efficiency and economy is proportionally reduced at these higher speeds causing unnecessarily higher fuel consumption and generation of GHG's.  Reduction of the maximum speed on Calgary's major arteries (ie: Deerfoot & Stoney Trails) to 80 kph is recommended.  This... more »

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Retrofitting garbage trucks to dual fuel hydrogen-diesel

Retrofitting existing fleets of garbage trucks' internal combustion engines (ICE) to use hydrogen and diesel as fuel. This will bring up to 40% reduction in CO2 emissions. Converting a fleet of 100 trucks to hydrogen dual-fuel deliver about 2600 tonnes less CO2, 40% less NOx, and save about one million liters of diesel per year.

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