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Port of LA creates emissions-free demonstration terminal

The Port of Los Angeles is teaming up with Pasha Stevedoring and Terminals (PST) to create a functioning green-principled port which will stand as a demonstration of how near-zero pollutant emissions is a realistic goal for port operations.

The Green Omni Terminal Demonstration Project will be a marine terminal that generates almost all its power from renewable resources.

It will feature electric vehicles and cargo-handling equipment plus a microgrid that includes solar generation, battery storage and an energy management system to maximize usage.

The project costs $26.6m and has a $14.5m grant from the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

Los Angeles is the busiest port in the US by container volume. PST is the third-largest west coast independent terminal operator.

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With 28 years experience writing and editing for newspapers in the UK and Hong Kong, Donal is now based in California from where he covers the Americas for Splash as well as ensuring the site is loaded through the Western Hemisphere timezone.
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