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Electric Refuse Trucks & Battery-Electric Buses

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Senior Consultant Microgrid Labs

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Microgrid Labs, Inc. Advisor: 2014 to Present Developed product plans, conceptual and preliminary designs for projects, performed industry surveys and developed...

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I have posted before on battery electric buses (BEBs), as my sometimes employer (Microgrid Labs) makes optimization software and provides consulting services for fleets of these. Lately I noted that another type of large vehicle, refuse trucks have use-profiles that are are similar to BEBs. Also, each of these markets have multiple large companies providing electric versions of each vehicle.

This post is a review of both of these two-vehicle types and considerations as they electrify.

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