8 Things To Know About Electric School Bus Repowers

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2023 03:09:17 +0000

Repowering existing school buses with a new electric drivetrain shows promise to provide school bus operators with a lower cost and more sustainable vehicle compared to buying a brand-new electric school bus. An electric repower — sometimes referred to as an electric conversion or retrofit — involves the removal of a vehicle’s internal combustion engine […]

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Greener School Playgrounds Are An Overlooked Climate Solution

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 16:05:49 +0000

Across the country, cities are transforming asphalt schoolyards into spongy, shady community centers. The new schoolyard at PS 184M Shuang Wen, a grade school in Manhattan’s Chinatown, features new play equipment, a yoga circle, a stage and basketball and tennis courts. It also has a porous turf field that can capture an estimated 1.3 million […]

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How Green Schools Can Help Save Our Planet

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 22:00:47 +0000

Local schools are our most powerful mechanism for shaping the future. Ideally, they give the next generation critical skills and knowledge, promote equity and, through free breakfast and lunch programs, ensure that no child goes hungry. Just think what local schools might accomplish if we tapped their potential to combat climate change. As my company […]

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How Many Kids Can You Fit In A Tesla Model 3?

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 14:59:35 +0000

How many kids can you fit in a Tesla 3?Yesterday, Majella, Tess, and I were invited to be part of the Cedar Creek Primary School Eco-Festival Day. Tess was a hit. While I did the boring part of explaining what a megatrend was and letting students, parents, and teachers know how many electric vehicles were being sold around the world, Majella had the fun […]

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Dwight School London Partners With Zeelo To Become First Independent School In The UK To Adopt A New Electric Bus Service

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 20:00:59 +0000

electric busDwight School London has become the first independent school in the United Kingdom to adopt a new electric bus service for its students. Dwight School London has partnered with smart bus service platform Zeelo. AirSym has been contracted by Zeelo to operate one of three services provided for Dwight School London. Sam Ryan, CEO of […]

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Priming the Next Generation of EV Engineers

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 23:27:50 +0000

Priming the Next GenerationPlacing a display of year 6 (12 year old) school students between the Janus battery electric truck and the university electric car racing team at the Noosa EV expo was pure genius. The students as the next generation of drivers demonstrated their school project with remote-controlled cars and battery swapping, and when they had a […]

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130 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for Schools in California, + EV Curriculum!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 18:40:31 +0000

We are entering a new era, and California is leading the way — as it has been for years decades. Everyone knows the auto market is electrifying, and electric school buses are slowly making their way into school transportation fleets. The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) utility in California is now helping to electrify […]

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Clean Technology Activities Can Be A Small Part Of The Solution To School Violence

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 30 May 2022 17:15:19 +0000

Like all of our readers, I’m pretty sad right now, and that’s an understatement. The horrible mix of emotions that comes with hearing about what happened in Uvalde, Texas is indescribable, but I don’t have to describe it because you’re experiencing it too. I’m not going to comment here on what we need to do […]

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Girls Go Electric — The QUTE Project

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 05 May 2022 14:57:07 +0000

Ninety-year-old Queenwood School is not what you would expect from a girls school on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia. The school has an active STEM program (Science Technology Engineering and Maths), called Advanced Technologies and Engineering (ATE). With enthusiastic support from the principal, Queenwood is involved with solar racing, LEGO robotics, and Arduino coding, […]

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