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Behind-the-Meter Generation & Storage Offer Cost- & Energy-Efficient Route to Bus Electrification in New York,…

Electrification is vital to decarbonizing the transportation sector, which includes public transit fleets. Medium- and heavy-duty vehicles—including trucks and buses—are the second largest source of transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions, and their zero-emission vehicle sales are expected to reach 30% by 2030 and 100% by 2040. Although adoption of electric buses … [continued]

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60 New Electric Buses to Operate in Queens, Staten Island, & Brooklyn

Governor Kathy Hochul yesterday introduced 60 new electric buses that will operate in routes in Queens, Staten Island and Brooklyn. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the New York Power Authority are building critical infrastructure to power a zero-emissions bus fleet, including installing 17 new bus charge points at Grand Avenue … [continued]

Eaton is helping Endurant Energy deploy 10 battery storage projects in New York City, advancing clean and reliable power. (Photo: Business Wire)

Eaton Advances More Resilient, Sustainable Electricity In New York City With Energy Storage Projects Valued…

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Intelligent power management company Eaton is helping Endurant Energy deploy 10 battery storage projects in New York City. With a combined capacity exceeding 150 megawatt-hours (MWh), the energy storage systems will support clean, reliable power and strengthen the electric grid in the Bronx and Staten Island. The … [continued]

New York City School Bus Electrification Project Wins 2024 “Transportation Power Player” Award

The award, presented by Smart Electric Power Alliance, recognizes the project for its innovation, collaboration, and scalability Belmont, California — Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) recognized “Electrifying School Buses in the Bronx” with the 2024 Power Player of the Year award in the Transportation category. ESBB is a groundbreaking project … [continued]

An electric cargo bike for FedEx Express UK, image courtesy of FedEx

NYC Dept. Of Transportation Authorizes Electric Cargo Bikes For Use On City Streets

Last month, New York City’s Department of Transportation authorized the use of electric cargo bikes on city streets, and put some key safety standards in place. On March 27, NYC DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez announced the amendments to the city’s traffic rules to allow the operation of “pedal-assist commercial bicycles,” … [continued]