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De 100% Elektrische Proterra Catalyst Bus met een Actieradius van 412 Kilometer

Geschreven op 12-3-2009 - Erik van Erne. Geplaatst in Energie en Besparing, Vervoer en OV Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail

Proterra Catalyst busUpdate 14 oktober 2015: Mooi hoor. De Proterra Catalyst bus reed op een testbaan in South Carolina maar liefst 412 kilometer bij een gemiddelde snelheid van zo’n 50 km/h. Volledig elektrisch.

Proterra wil het battery pack nog met twee cellen uitbreiden tot tien stuks waardoor het vermogen uitkomt op 321 kWh (nu 257 kWh).

Opladen van het batterypack duurt bij snel laden slechts tien minuten en bij normaal laden ook niet echt lang: anderhalf uur.

proterra.jpg12 maart 2009: Mooie bus en het mooiste is wel het feit dat de Proterra bus verkrijgbaar is in een 100% elektrische uitvoering. Geweldig toch? Helemaal zero-emission openbaar vervoer. Dat zet zoden aan de dijk.

Zou voor Nederland toch een geweldige oplossing zijn, zeker gezien het feit dat er hier geen enorme afstanden moeten worden afgelegd. Uiteraard is er in Amerika ook een hele mooie schoolbus: de Proterra BE-35 Battery-Electric School Bus.

Later dit jaar komt Proterra nog met een Shuttle-bus en een 100% elektriche vrachtwagen. Bronnen: ZoomiLife en Proterra

Zie ook: Elektrisch Rijden in Nederland: Mooie Voorbeelden van Elektrisch Transport

21 Reacties

  1. Erik van Erne zegt:

    8 november 2009 om 11:14 | Permalink

    This is IT !! RT @sinceresustain Proterra Rapid-Charge Hybrid Bus: A Big Step Towards Zero-Emission Public Transit http://cli.gs/9Jb1E

  2. Howard zegt:

    25 mei 2010 om 12:17 | Permalink

    Montreal’s 1,300-plus bus fleet going all electric by 2025

    Montreal’s public transit system will be entirely electric by 2025, says the Société de transport de Montréal, making the city the first in North America to pledge to use only zero-emission – and zero-noise – vehicles.

    The STM is currently waiting for a shipment of 380 new diesel buses, with a lifespan of about 15 years, said Carl Desrosiers, chief of operations for the STM. But these will be the last of their kind in Montreal.

    In the meantime, the corporation will begin to introduce more efficient, and less polluting buses starting next year.

    According to its action plan, released yesterday, in 2011 it will start testing electric, articulated trolley buses, linked to overhead wires, to be used eventually on some of the busiest bus routes, like Pie IX Blvd., Henri Bourassa Blvd., Saint-Michel Blvd. and Notre Dame St.

    And by 2012, all new buses purchased will be at least minimally hybrid – many of them articulated. But the real change will come in the form of fully-electric buses, tested for Montreal winters and eventually replacing most of the STM’s 1,300 buses over the next 15 years. Montreal Gazette

  3. Erik van Erne zegt:

    23 september 2010 om 15:29 | Permalink

    Brief ride on Foothill Transit Proterra EcoRide BE-35

  4. Erik van Erne zegt:

    23 september 2010 om 15:31 | Permalink

    Walk around Foothill Transit Proterra EcoRide BE-35

  5. Erik van Erne zegt:

    14 oktober 2015 om 10:57 | Permalink

    Charging Reno’s Electric Bus

    These Proterra coaches, which make a loop between downtown Reno and the University of Nevada/Reno campus, get fast-charged at 480 volts from an overhead docking station. A wireless connection guides them the last step of the way.

  6. Erik van Erne zegt:

    20 december 2016 om 15:32 | Permalink

    The University of Montana Transitions to Clean, Quiet Transit with Proterra

    Associated Students University of Montana’s Office of Transportation (ASUM), one of a select few student-run transit agencies in the U.S., is undertaking a substantial and important step in the history of transportation. By launching two all-electric Proterra vehicles, with this deployment, UM becomes the first campus in the nation to operate zero-emission vehicles in its transit fleet. This move allows ASUM to support University of Montana goals for net-zero carbon emissions, City and County standards for air quality, campus and neighborhoods efforts toward noise reduction, and stewardship of UM student fees through overall cost-reduction in transportation services.The launch boldly seeks to meet aspirations for cleaner air, more sustainable methods of transit, and deployment of superior technology to serve basic transit necessity around the community of Missoula.

  7. Bill zegt:

    16 augustus 2017 om 14:32 | Permalink

    Proterra Electric Buses Up To 8x More Efficient Than Their CNG-Powered Cousins

    A new study by the National Renewable Energy Lab tabulated data collected by Proterra electric buses operated by Foothill Transit in southern California and other buses in the Foothill fleet that were powered by compressed natural gas. The results show the Proterra buses were up to 8 time more efficient than their CNG powered cousins.

    When operated on the same route, average fuel economy for the CNG buses came to 2.1 miles per diesel gallon equivalent. By contrast, the Proterra electric buses had an observed MPDGe of 17.35 — more than 8 times higher. Cost of fuel per mile worked out to be 41 cents for the electric buses and 50 cents for the CNG-powered vehicles.

    On balance, the Proterra electric buses are operating well in commercial service and equal or exceed the expectations of the transportation authority, which plans to transition to 100% electric buses by 2030. Another entry in the good news column is that the cost of the Proterra buses has declined by more than one third since Foothill Transportation bought its first Proterra buses in 2009. They cost $1,200,000 a piece back then versus $789,000 each today.

  8. Gert zegt:

    30 augustus 2017 om 13:26 | Permalink

    Shuttle Fleet At Zion National Park Adds Proterra E2 Electric Bus

    A Proterra E2 electric bus will be used for a 3 month trial period starting this month and ending in October at Zion National Park in Utah. Buses at Zion routinely carry up to 105 riders per service hour, compared to an average of 58 riders per service hour for the New City bus system. That means every bus is entirely filled on virtually every trip it makes all day, every day.

  9. Erik van Erne zegt:

    10 september 2017 om 15:31 | Permalink

    Nashville MTA Adopts Clean Battery-Electric Transit by Proterra

    Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority operates nine Proterra battery-electric buses throughout its downtown core. Learn more about Music City’s transition to zero-tailpipe emission transit vehicles from key MTA and civic leadership.

  10. Erik van Erne zegt:

    20 september 2017 om 15:01 | Permalink

    All-Electric Proterra Bus Travels Record 1,100 Miles On a Single Charge

    US-based electric bus manufacturer Proterra upgraded its 40-foot Catalyst E2, now called ‘Catalyst E2 max‘, with a massive 660 kWh battery pack and brought it to the track at the Navistar Proving Grounds in New Carlisle, Indiana, to test it.

    Unsurprisingly with that insane amount of battery capacity in the vehicle, they beat the record for the most distance traveled on a single charge by an electric vehicle.

    The Proterra Catalyst E2 max traveled 1,101.2 miles before its battery pack was depleted.

  11. Erik van Erne zegt:

    6 oktober 2017 om 15:29 | Permalink

    Foothill Transit Pioneers Battery-Electric Buses

    In 2009, Foothill Transit became the first public transit agency in the U.S. to adopt Proterra battery-electric buses. With a commitment to have an all-electric fleet by 2030, Foothill Transit continues to lead the charge in clean transit adoption–and healthier air for all.

  12. Erik van Erne zegt:

    10 oktober 2017 om 15:27 | Permalink

    Park City Taps Proterra For Utah’s First Zero-Emission, Battery-Electric Mass Transit Fleet

    Park City Transit has deployed Utah’s first zero-emission, battery-electric mass transit fleet, which will include six Proterra Catalyst FC+ buses. Selected to serve the region’s renowned ski resort community, the Proterra fleet supports Park City’s and Summit County’s transition toward renewable energy and the reduction of its overall carbon footprint. With one of the nation’s most ambitious climate targets, Park City is laying a path for a net-zero carbon footprint for its municipal operations by 2022 and a Summit County area-wide net-zero carbon footprint by 2032 by implementing Proterra’s proven transit technology.

  13. Erik van Erne zegt:

    23 februari 2018 om 21:05 | Permalink

    Louisiana Embraces Battery-Electric Buses with Proterra

    SporTran of Shreveport, Louisiana embraces the future with the adoption of five brightly colored 40’ Proterra Catalyst E2 buses.

  14. Erik van Erne zegt:

    7 april 2018 om 16:17 | Permalink

    Proterra Electric Bus Conquers the Steepest Hills with DuoPower Drivetrain Technology

  15. Erik van Erne zegt:

    15 februari 2019 om 15:24 | Permalink

    Dallas DART Deploys Proterra Battery-Electric Buses

    Dallas Area Rapid Transit is the first Proterra customer to receive 35-foot Catalyst FC buses and two overhead semi-autonomous fast chargers. The seven buses will reduce DART’s emissions footprint while providing a clean, quiet ride for the agency’s 250,000 daily riders. “We believe in staying at the forefront of transit, so Proterra’s high performance zero-emission electric buses were an easy decision for us to make. These buses will give our riders and drivers the most modern bus transit experience on the road,” said DART president and executive director Gary Thomas.

  16. Erik van Erne zegt:

    5 april 2019 om 20:04 | Permalink

    University of Georgia Orders 20 Proterra Catalyst Electric Buses: One Of The Largest E-Bus Fleets In The US

    Electric bus maker Proterra announced the University of Georgia has ordered 20 of its Catalyst E2 buses. Upon deployment, the university will have one of the largest electric bus fleets in the U.S.

    The 40-foot Catalyst E2 buses will displace more than 2.5 million gallons of diesel over the vehicles’ 12-year lifespan and eliminate over 4.5 million pounds of carbon emissions annually, Proterra says.

    University of Georgia buses have an average daily ridership of about 40,000, offering free rides for students, faculty and visitors around Athens, Ga. The university received a $10 million grant to evaluate and test electric buses — the state of Georgia underwent a “similar testing and review process,” selecting Proterra as a statewide e-bus vendor. The university procured the buses under a statewide contract.

    Proterra’s Catalyst E2 buses feature the manufacturer’s DuoPower drivetrain, which it introduced in 2017 and later put to the test on some of Utah’s steepest roads. The drivetrain features two electric motors which deliver 510 horsepower and can propel the bus up a 26 percent grade.

    The University of Georgia estimates energy costs for operating the South Carolina-built buses will equal less than $10/day per bus, while energy costs for a similar diesel bus total $90/day per bus. Proterra’s buses are expected to arrive on campus during the 2019-20 academic year.

  17. Erik van Erne zegt:

    22 april 2019 om 15:15 | Permalink

    San Francisco International Airport Gets Proterra Catalyst E2 Electric Buses And Chargers

    Proterra announced that San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has purchased six 40’ Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses and three 60 kW Proterra plug-in chargers, joining a growing list of airports across North America transitioning to electric buses for airport ground transportation. The new battery-electric bus fleet will reduce Bay Area emissions and support SFO’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2021 while cutting its bus operating costs.

    As one of the fastest-growing airports in the U.S., SFO has ambitious plans in place to reduce its carbon footprint. SFO’s Five-Year Strategic Plan sets goals of carbon neutrality across airport-controlled operations by 2021 and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent from a 1990 baseline. Part of that plan includes the creation of a Clean Vehicle Policy to promote the adoption and deployment of low emission vehicles by both airport departments and ground transportation providers. The new battery-electric Proterra Catalyst buses will replace six diesel buses in its current operating fleet and will eliminate more than 23 million pounds of greenhouse gas tailpipe emissions over the 12-year life of the vehicles. SFO expects to purchase additional battery-electric buses to replace its CNG vehicles, for a greener, more modern fleet.

    The new electric buses will integrate batteries that are designed and manufactured down the street from the airport at Proterra’s Silicon Valley headquarters in Burlingame, California. With 440 kWh of battery capacity on board, the buses will be part of SFO’s fleet that currently provides buses to shuttle passengers between the terminals, long-term parking garages and other airport locations along daily routes.

  18. Erik van Erne zegt:

    23 april 2019 om 15:12 | Permalink

    Austin Becomes Fith City With Proterra Catalyst E2 Electric Buses And Charging Systems

    Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that Capital Metro in Austin, Texas will purchase four 40-foot Catalyst E2 buses and four 60 kW Proterra charging systems. Capital Metro joins a growing list of agencies implementing battery-electric bus fleets and is the fifth city in Texas to purchase Proterra electric buses including VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Citibus in Lubbock, and Port Arthur Transit.

    An all-electric fleet is a primary goal of Project Connect, Capital Metro’s sustainable and connected vision for regional transportation, and a crucial component of its plan for sustainable public transit. With zero tailpipe emissions, Proterra battery-electric buses can help Capital Metro meet its sustainability goals. Emissions are reduced by 230,000 pounds of CO2 annually each time a diesel vehicle is replaced by a zero-emission bus.

    Capital Metro also announced that it has started the transformation of a former warehouse into a storage and smart charging facility, capable of accommodating up to 214 electric buses. Proterra plans to provide technical assistance for the initial charging infrastructure installation, as it has done in more than 45 successful infrastructure projects to date.

  19. Erik van Erne zegt:

    31 mei 2019 om 20:53 | Permalink

    Proterra Energy Fleet Solutions

    Transitioning your fleet to battery-electric technology introduces a new set of challenges that go well beyond the vehicles. Proterra Energy™ fleet solutions offer a turnkey approach to delivering the complete energy ecosystem for heavy-duty electric fleets, including design, build, financing, operations, maintenance and energy optimization. With this comprehensive solution, customers can lower upfront cost, reduce risk, and simplify the transition to electric vehicles.

  20. Erik van Erne zegt:

    18 juni 2019 om 15:09 | Permalink

    Charlotte Douglas International Airport Becomes Ninth Airport Becomes Ninth Airport With Proterra Catalyst E2 Battery-Electric Buses

    Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) has agreed to purchase five 35-foot Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses and five 125 kW Proterra® plug-in charging systems. As one of the busiest airports in the nation, CLT serves approximately 46 million passengers each year.

    CLT becomes the ninth airport to purchase Proterra electric buses for ground transportation and joins a growing list of major airports across the U.S. that are electrifying their fleets.

    Proterra battery-electric buses will contribute to CLT’s sustainability goals. Proterra Catalyst vehicles have no tailpipe emissions and decrease dependency on fossil fuels. Emissions are reduced by 230,000 pounds of CO2 annually each time a diesel vehicle is replaced by a Proterra electric bus.

  21. Erik van Erne zegt:

    27 juni 2019 om 15:22 | Permalink

    CATbus Transitions 50% of Their Bus Fleet to Battery-Electric

    One of Proterra’s first customers, Clemson Area Transit (CATbus) is the first transit agency in the nation to transition 50% of their fleet to battery-electric. With this third deployment of Proterra vehicles, CATbus now has 10 electric buses in their fleet. CATbus General Manager Keith Moody discusses the benefits of going electric, showcasing their vibrant buses and charging infrastructure which was installed as a turn-key solution by Proterra, working in partnership with local electricity provider Duke Energy.

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