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August 8, 2013

Wireless charging electric bus debuts in South Korea

Technology enables electric vehicles to transfer electricity wirelessly from the road surface while moving. Power comes from the electrical cables buried under the surface of the road, creating magnetic fields.


June 29, 2012

U. of Utah orders BYD electric bus

Will supply one all-electric bus to be retrofitted with WAVE's wireless charging pad under the bus, developed by the Utah State University Energy Dynamics Laboratory.


June 29, 2012

SEPTA captures regenerative braking energy from trains

When SEPTA's trains brake at each stop to load and unload thousands of Pennsylvania passengers, the kinetic energy of the train is converted into electricity. The agency will capture the regenerative braking energy of trains through a large-scale battery storage system and will deploy that energy as virtual power into the region's supplier of wholesale power frequency regulation and energy markets.


June 25, 2012

Roush propane vehicle completes Altoona testing

The completion of this testing means all paratransit body configurations that are compatible with the ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas powered Ford E-450 chassis are eligible for FTA funding, including Champion, ElDorado National, Elkhart Coach, Glaval Bus, Goshen Coach and Starcraft Bus.


March 2, 2012

RTC Southern Nevada to install 150 solar bus shelters

The shelters, built with recyclable materials, are estimated to save taxpayers about $54,000 a year in energy costs.


February 28, 2012

CT Transit purchases fuel-cell system

Will provide 400 kilowatts of power to the agency’s 330,000-square-foot headquarters facility. Thermal energy from the fuel cell will be used to preheat two boilers that support the building's primary heating system.


December 5, 2011

Calif.'s SunLine receives grant for more fuel-cell buses

Under this new award, Ballard will supply FCvelocityTM-HD6 power modules for ElDorado fuel-cell hybrid buses featuring a series hybrid-electric drive from lead integrator BAE Systems. These buses are expected to be operational in 2013.


August 22, 2011

BAE-powered buses reach major milestone

As an early UK adopter of this proven technology, London United placed an order for an additional 20 vehicles in 2010 following their participation in the hybrid bus trial run by Transport for London.


June 23, 2009

ISE, ZF partner for hybrid drive line

Plan to collaborate on the development and supply of a complete line of parallel-electric hybrid-drive systems and components for the North American vehicle markets.


June 15, 2009

Flexible solar strips light up campus bus shelter

The solar cells capture sunlight during the day and convert it to electricity to recharge batteries located in each lighting unit. The batteries can hold enough charge to light the shelter for the better part of a night.


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