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The First Electric School Bus Fleet in the US Will Also Power Homes

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2024
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In an industrial corner of Oakland, wedged between a 10-lane freeway and a freight terminal, sits California’s newest source of renewable energy: a squadron of shiny yellow electric school buses. It’s the first all-electric bus fleet serving a major US school district. Starting in August, the 74 vehicles will also supply 2.1 gigawatt-hours of electricity to the Bay Area power grid, enough energy for 300 to 400 homes. The buses are expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by about 25,000 tons annually in a city where 72% of public school...

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