Will La Conner embrace e-buses?
February 7, 2024
The La Conner School District is among hundreds of districts nationwide examining the feasibility and long-term cost advantages of switching from diesel to electric school buses.
Key advantages include: reduced use of energy for bus power, accompanied by lower net emissions; stable and predictable energy prices; reduced maintenance costs; and greater student and driver comfort with the elimination of on-board emissions and nearly silent operation.
Electric vehicles have far fewer moving parts than internal combustion engine vehicles. This means reduced maintenance expenses. EV maintenance...