Portland tests electric bus fleet 100% powered by wind

 

The first all-electric public bus in the US launched last month in Portland (OR) and it will soon be joined by four more. The city public transit authority Trimet announced that the new electric fleet will be powered by wind energy through Portland General Electric’s Clean Wind program. The buses will all run on one of the toughest lines in the city, so their wear and tear and maintenance schedule can be properly evaluated.

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