Tag: electric

  • The Port of Baltimore just bought an electric wheel loader

    Maryland’s Port of Baltimore is buying an electric wheel loader from electric heavy equipment developer and maker HEVI. The Port of Baltimore is one of the US’s busiest shipping ports, and it was the busiest US vehicle-handling port in 2022. The East Windsor, New Jersey-based HEVI is supplying the Port with a new GEL-5000 electric wheel…

  • Amtrak just rolled out its first-ever electric bus

    Amtrak has replaced a diesel-powered bus on the Pacific Northwest’s Cascades route with its first electric bus. Amtrak, which partnered with the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to roll out its new electric bus, will run it between Seattle and Bellingham, filling the gap between the morning and evening trains on the Cascades route. It uses buses all…

  • This solar + battery storage shed can charge up your electric tools

    Patio furniture company SunVilla and tech company Suntek have paired up to launch a solar + battery powered storage shed that can charge electric outdoor lawn equipment. It’s called the Solar Powered Smart Yard, and its solar panels and semi-solid-state batteries power electric yard tools and outdoor furniture while they’re being stored. And while the…