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GTrans’ Repowered Electric Drive Buses

October 20, 2015 in Electric Drive, money awarded, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

$2.7 Million from the California Energy Commission to Support Project
As Fully Battery Electric BYD Bus Purchased Too for Comparison Purposes,
City of Gardena Transit Agency Considers Full Fleet Electrification by 2022

The City of Gardena (Los Angeles) is taking advantage of a $2.7 million award by the California Energy Commission to deploy and gather data on five 100% battery electric buses in disadvantaged areas. One of the GTrans agency’s 40-foot New Flyer low-floor buses has already been converted by Complete Coach Works and four others are in line. updated October 21

‘We Got a Check,’ Says EV Grid

April 25, 2013 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Mini E Batteries Yield Grid Gold from V2G Project in Delaware

Backers of vehicle-to-grid technology – which can put electric vehicle batteries in service to electric utilities, thereby increasing their value – report that for the first time, “batteries in road-going cars have been used to provide revenue generating ancillary services for the power grid.” updated April 26

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