Newer Hybrid Buses Cheaper To Operate
A new U.S. DOE National Renewable Energy Lab report says New York Cityâ€™s newer hybrid buses cost 40 percent less to maintain and 24 percent less to operate than previous hybrids. The new buses are the second-generation Orion VII from Daimler Buses North America.
According to the article, more than 1,000 of these buses are in service in cities such as New York, San Francisco, and Toronto, and 1,500 more are on order. The New York City fleet is the largest hybrid bus fleet in the world.
GM recently received orders for over 1,700 of its hybrid buses.
Energy Manager News
- Senators National Energy Policy Vision Leads to a Hopeful Future
- Google Builds Data Center on Site of Old Coal Plant
- EPA Honors 3 Facilities for Combined Heat and Power
- Cheese Factory Installs Anaerobic Digestion
- Certification Program Established for Green Button Standard
- Diesel Genset Market to Reach $68B by 2024, Navigant Says
- Emulsion Mist Collectors Designed for Heavy Industry
- IKEA Plugs In Fuel Cells at California Store