Florida school district receives hybrid school buses.
Manatee School District's two hybrid school buses are part of the 19 hybrid buses awarded nationwide by Advanced Energy, a non-profit corporation that initiated a buyer's consortium of school districts, state energy agencies and student transportation providers.
The hybrid school buses provide 70-100% better fuel economy and a 90% reduction in diesel engine emissions.
The buses use Enova's charge depleting system. With an overnight charge, the system uses a larger battery based on advanced battery chemistry that provides stored energy intended to be drawn down over the driving cycle, thus optimizing fuel economy.
(EIN STAFF: 3/9)
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|Title Annotation:||Industry Report|
|Publication:||Mobile Emissions Today|
|Date:||Mar 12, 2007|
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