WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, the University of Georgetown switched to a 20 percent biodiesel blend on its transportation shuttle buses and other university staff vehicles. For the full story, click here.
Along with wrapped buses, the campaign will include printing and distributing window clings with the conservation message at public events that agencies also will use on their fleets.
Each bus reduces annual emissions by 100 tons of CO2 equivalent per bus, so RTA’s fleet of CNG buses will emit 30% fewer greenhouse gases by 2017
Evaluates broader economic impact totaling hundreds of millions of dollars in business sales and several thousand jobs through public transportation and energy efficiency building upgrades in two U.S. cities – Louisville and Salt Lake City.
The AFCB configuration utilizes Ballard's FCvelocity®-HD6 fuel cell module to provide primary power, in combination with BAE Systems' HybriDrive® propulsion and power management systems deployed in an ElDorado National 40-foot (12-meter) Axes model, heavy-duty transit bus.
The LBT Board approved up to $11,069,319, which also includes training and required equipment in support of the purchase.
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