What’s happening? Montgomery County, Md., Public Schools Board of Education has ordered 326 new EV buses. The largest single order.
Why is this important? Funding was a package deal with the Maryland Energy Administration awarding an $817,000 grant to help offset the costs of electrification.
How will this be important?The school is looking to offset the costs, as the buses will be used as vehicle-to-grid energy storage when not ferrying children around.
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