PulseTech's New 10-Watt SolarPulse Solar Charger Resolves Battery Problems

SOUTHLAKE, TX –Buses, trucks and heavy construction equipment often experience battery problems from sitting unused or show a gradual deterioration of battery quality over time as sulfation crystals form on the battery plates preventing maximum power and shortening battery life. The new 10-Watt SP-10, Solar Pulse Solar Charger Maintainer solves these problems by eliminating jump starts, increasing battery power and extending battery life returning older batteries to like new condition.

Clean, Green Yellow (School Bus) Machine

In Sacramento, California, the Twin Rivers, Elk Grove and Sacramento City Unified School Districts are receiving 29 total electric school buses along with associated charging infrastructure, which demonstrates a zero-emissions school transportation market that despite still being in its infancy is growing up fast.

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Battery-Saving Leece-Neville IdlePro and IdlePro Extreme Alternators Introduced for School Buses

NOVI, Mich. — Prestolite Electric has introduced two new families of Leece-Neville heavy duty alternators that deliver industry-best output at low engine speeds—the IdlePro and IdlePro Extreme high-efficiency/high-output alternators—for the school bus market. IdlePro and IdlePro Extreme alternators, ideal for Type A, C and D buses, can improve overall school bus electrical performance.

Districts Honored for Leadership in School Bus Propane

The Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) presented the inaugural Leadership with Propane Autogas Awards at the STN EXPO last month in recognition of school districts that have demonstrated a commitment to sustainable practices through the use of propane autogas school buses.

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Regina Catholic Schools Switches Entire School Bus Fleet to Propane

REGINA, Saskatchewan — École St. Mary, Regina Catholic School Division, in partnership with LP3 Transportation Solutions, unveiled its new fleet of Blue Bird propane-powered school buses. Propane is an economical alternative fuel that will allow the school district to save money in maintenance and fuel costs, and to reduce its carbon footprint.