BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Local elected officials and project partners are gathering to celebrate the deployment of the first Type C electric school bus in New York City by Logan Bus Company. The project features a Charging-as-a-Service support model, repowered vehicles to all electric, and vehicle-grid integration. The project’s unique elements offer a scalable solution for electric school bus fleets because of the cost savings advantage of charge management services, repowering existing vehicles, and grid services. School bus electrification is a critical part of New York State’s and New York City’s emission reduction and climate targets.
What: Logan Bus Electric School Bus & Charging Infrastructure Ribbon Cutting
When: June 3, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. ET
Where: 26 Powell Street, Brooklyn NY 11212
Who (remarks to be provided by):
- Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President
- Corey Muirhead, Executive Vice President, Logan Bus
- Vic Shao, CEO and Founder, AMPLY Power
- Joe Ambrosio, CEO, UES
- Ribbon cutting ceremony with Logan Bus executives and others who are providing remarks
- Repowered Class C electric school bus on display
- Two types of electric vehicle chargers (AC and DC; one with vehicle-to-grid capability)
Demo of vehicle, charger, and automated cloud-based charge management system
About AMPLY Power
AMPLY Power is a comprehensive electric vehicle charging and energy management provider for fleets operating trucks, buses, vans and light-duty vehicles. Our intelligent charge management software, OMEGA™, optimizes charging for lowest cost energy, while offering improved resilience and reliability, all in a user-friendly dashboard. Paired with our Charging-as-a-Service model, our vehicle and charger agnostic approach allows us to handle all the details of charging a fleet’s EVs, guaranteeing performance and dramatically reducing upfront capital. To learn more about AMPLY, please visit www.amplypower.com or LinkedIn and follow @AMPLYpower on Twitter.
About Unique Electric Solutions
Unique Electric Solutions, UES, manufactures electric (EV) and fuel cell electric (FCEV) vehicle propulsion systems for commercial fleets, upfitters and select OEMs. These engineered, end-to-end EV propulsion systems are deployed in both new production vehicle platforms as well as mid/high volume conversions of on-road medium and heavy-duty trucks and buses for numerous applications such as package delivery, passenger transportation and terminal trucks. The uniqueEV™ platform, a Class 4-7 all-electric drive system available in both full EV and a range-extended HEV fuel-cell version, is field proven including daily service in UPS (United Parcel Service) fleets in New York City and California. For more information, please visit www.uesmfg.com.