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BYD Goes Green With 2MW Solar Plus 2MWh Storage On Its California Factory

May 28th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

BYD is bringing a wee bit more sunshine into the grid with the announcement that it has partnered with Apparent, Inc. to develop a 2 megawatt solar installation at its Lancaster, California Coach & Bus plant. The installation will be paired with a 2 megawatt-hour stationary energy storage installation that will help the company to maximize the amount of power it uses from its own generation


WAVE’s Wireless Chargers Crank Out Power At 250 kW For AVTA’s BYD Fleet

February 12th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority is peeling the plastic off of the first three high-speed wireless bus chargers for its network of buses this week. The three new inductive chargers will operate at 250 kW speeds that will allow its fleet of fully electric BYD buses roaming around their service area in Southern California to charge up at ridiculously fast speeds, without wires


Largest U.S. Solar/Wind Hybrid Project Proposed for Antelope Valley

October 20th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

California’s Antelope Valley is a 3,700 acre site, home to burrowing owls, coyotes, foxes, rabbits, and deer. It boasts a bright and colorful poppy preserve, and the natural views help make it a popular horseback riding and hiking sight. It also sees strong winds and a lot of sun, which makes it ideal for America’s biggest wind-solar hybrid farm yet. As Element Power’s Wildflower Renewable Energy Farm Project manager Nat Parker says, “The trees grow sideways and the sun burns bright.”



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