In this issue, DOE’s Michael Berube highlights the ways Argonne is advancing American mobility. This issue also reveals Argonne’s new tool for modeling freight, its cutting-edge grid research, and its leadership in DOE’s latest vehicle competition.
With 20,000 power plants, 200,000 miles of high-voltage transmission lines, 60,000 substations and 3 million miles of power line, the nation’s electrical grid is perhaps the largest and most complex machine ever assembled.
E-commerce, fast internet and disruptive technologies are ushering the U.S. into an age of great convenience and speed. Citizens can order products from wherever, whenever, and receive them in a matter of days or even hours.