Miami-Dade Starts Transition To Electric School Bus Fleet

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 01:04:18 +0000

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has made the decision to convert its fleet from diesel buses into an electric fleet. This push was driven by Holly Thorpe, a middle school student who used her science fair project to convince the school board that this switch was necessary

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NY Governor Cuomo Unleashes New Electric Bus Initiatives

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 03:02:27 +0000

More Than $16 Million in Volkswagen Settlement Funds and Technical Support for Five Large Transit Operators. Additional $2.5 Million Available Statewide for School Buses that Reduce Emissions

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Blue Bird Sells Its 300th Electric School Bus, & 1st In Texas

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 22:12:46 +0000

Blue Bird has gone from 100 electric bus sales to 300 electric bus sales within the year!

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California School District Latest To Order Electric School Buses

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 02:05:15 +0000

It used to be months between stories about electric school buses. Now it’s becoming days! The latest piece of news in this sector is that Thermalito Union Elementary School District has bought 6 electric school buses from GreenPower

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Jeff Bezos Rolls Out First Tranche Of Earth Fund Money

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 23:18:40 +0000

Jeff Bezos’ $10 billion Earth Fund has announced its first allocation of funds to well known and lesser known climate advocacy groups.

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New Electric School Buses In Virginia & Massachusetts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 08:49:42 +0000

Dominion Energy has an “Electric School Bus Initiative” in Virginia that involves the eventual rollout of 50 electric school buses in just its first phase

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EPA Awards $2.23 Million For “Clean Diesel” Projects … Seriously.

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 18:22:58 +0000

If you thought “clean diesel” was a scam long left in our automotive past, you haven’t met the Donald Trump “Environmental Protection Agency” being run by former fossil fuel lobbyist Andrew Wheeler

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On the Cutting Edge of Vehicle to Grid

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 23:06:41 +0000

Using the energy in our car batteries to power our homes during emergencies and our electrical grid during times of peak usage has felt like the holy grail where electrical vehicles, renewable energy, and efficient buildings all intersect

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Hundreds Of Electric Blue Bird Buses Across The USA — Got One Yet?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 14:44:10 +0000

We’ve written about Blue Bird electric school buses a few times, but adoption has not been as quick as an electric enthusiast might have hoped

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The Moving Forward Act: 10 Ways House Infrastructure Proposal Can Increase Electric Vehicles, Clean Energy, & Resilient Transportation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 11:00:03 +0000

Proterra electric busThis massive infrastructure bill is the result of the work of many committees in the House. The centerpiece is the surface transportation bill (sometimes known as the highway bill) that gets passed about every 5 years. Then other legislative pieces got added, including adding tax incentives for electric vehicles and clean energy. The result is a good bill that will pass out of the House — the question, as always, is what will happen in the Senate

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