27 Jan '17, 5pm

Blue Bird developing battery-electric V2G school bus in $9M+ project; demo fleet in California in 2019

Blue Bird developing battery-electric V2G school bus in $9M+ project; demo fleet in California in 2019 27 January 2017 In December 2016, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it would be awarding $15M to organizations in an effort to accelerate the adoption of advanced and alternative fuel vehicles. Blue Bird Corporation, a bus manufacturer located in Fort Valley, GA, was presented the largest amount at $4.4M in order to develop a zero-emissions, 100% V2G electric school bus. (Earlier post .) Combined with matching funding from other public and private entities in California, the total project funding will be more than $9M and result in an eight bus demonstration fleet deployed in California by 2019. This project will take us far down the road to deploying and operating a Zero Emission School Bus that is cost effective for school districts across the United Stat...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2017/01/20170127-bluebird...

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