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Highland Electric Fleets to deploy 25 electric school buses in Baltimore

Highland Electric Fleets, a provider of school bus fleet electrification as a service, is partnering with Baltimore City Public Schools to deploy 20 Type C electric school buses from IC Bus and 5 Type A buses from Collins Bus. The project also includes the installation of 25 chargers. As an EPA Clean School Bus Program… Read more »

South Carolina to deploy 160 Thomas Built electric school buses

Electric school buses are not just for blue states. The South Carolina Department of Education will deploy 160 Thomas Built Buses electric school buses over the next year. The deployment will be funded entirely by the EPA’s Clean School Bus Program. Thomas Built Buses and its partner Proterra (which has a manufacturing facility in the… Read more »

Bechtel to deliver electric school bus charging infrastructure to First Student

First Student, a major provider of student transportation services in North America, has selected Bechtel to design and build charging stations for one of First Student’s electrification projects. The two companies intend to partner on more EV deployments in the future, for which Bechtel will provide engineering, procurement and construction services. Bechtel provides a range… Read more »

Electric school buses from Thomas Built Buses and Proterra log one million miles of operation

Thomas Built Buses and Proterra (NASDAQ: PTRA) unveiled their Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus back in 2018 , and there are now more than 300 units on the road. Now the companies have announced that the Jouleys have driven more than one million miles for school districts across North America. This may be just… Read more »

The Mobility House to manage charging and V2G for 30 electric school buses in NYC

New York City School Bus Umbrella Services (NYCSBUS) has selected The Mobility House to manage charging and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) operations for a major school bus electrification project. NYCSBUS, which received an $8-million grant from NYSERDA for the program, will use The Mobility House’s energy management system, ChargePilot, to optimize infrastructure planning and operation for 30… Read more »

Phoenix and Pegasus to jointly develop Type A electric school buses for the US market

Phoenix Motorcars, a manufacturer of electric medium-duty vehicles, has formed a strategic agreement with Pegasus Specialty Vehicles to jointly develop Type A electric school buses for the North American market. According to the agreement, a minimum of 300 Type A school buses are to be built within the next three years. Phoenix will provide the… Read more »

Thomas Built Buses delivers 200th Proterra Powered electric school bus

Proterra builds and sells transit buses under its own brand, and also provides electric powertrains to other EV manufacturers through its Proterra Powered business unit. One very popular application is the electric school bus. Thomas Built Buses (TBB), a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America, recently delivered its 200th Proterra Powered Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley battery-electric… Read more »

GreenPower launches second phase of electric school bus pilot in West Virginia

GreenPower Motor Company, a manufacturer of electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has launched the second round of its pilot project with the state of West Virginia to demonstrate all-electric school buses in the Clay, Grant, Monongalia and Ohio county school districts. In this phase, the pilot program will incorporate new terrains, colder weather and longer… Read more »

GreenPower to pilot electric school buses across West Virginia

GreenPower Motor, a manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty EVs, has deployed electric school buses in three West Virginia counties as part of a pilot project to demonstrate e-buses in school transportation operations across the state. The company will soon be producing buses in the state—in August, the company opened a manufacturing facility in South Charleston…. Read more »

Bidirectional Act to promote electric school bus V2G applications introduced in Senate

Bidirectional electric school buses are such a good idea, they almost sound too good to be true. School buses represent a perfect use case for V2G technology, revenue from providing grid services can help defray the costs for school districts, and protecting schoolchildren from diesel fumes is a worthy goal that should be popular on… Read more »