Re: [EV1-CLUB] Fw: [CROWN COACH Junkies ] Electric bus correction
goldie.ev1 at juno.com
Tue Mar 1 20:31:20 EST 2005
On Tue, 1 Mar 2005 05:43:49 -0800 "KFried" <EVCruiser at netzero.net>
> I thought this might be interesting to my fellow former EV'ers. . . .
> > 72 passenger Napa Valley Unified School District Case Study
> > The Ovonic NiMH battery systems have a proven track record,
> > delivering record-breaking range in a number of vehicles . . .
> > An example is the all-electric 72-passenger school bus that carries
> > students to and from school at the Napa Valley Unified School
> > District in California. The 30,000+ pound prototype school bus is
> > powered by a robust, energy-dense NiMH battery system with
> > >100 kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy storage that provides >100
> > mile range . . .
> > At mid-day, the Blue Bird electric bus is capable of rapid-charging
> > via a 60 kilo-watt (kW) fast-charger provided by AeroVironment . . .
> > Here is the link:
> > http://www.cobasys.com/solutions/featured_solutions.htm
Cool! Has anyone seen this Napa school bus in operation
recently? It would be nice to have an update.
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