Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Owner/Customer: Dominion Energy VA (customer)
Bay Electric Co., Inc., was awarded a contract for the installation of 8 school bus charging dispensers for Fairfax Counties 8 all electric buses. The Fairfax County School Board has set its sights on achieving carbon neutrality by 2040, with a complete transition of their 1,625 diesel school buses to electric by the year 2035. An additional 10 buses and chargers are on the way in late 2022! In December 2019, Dominion Energy selected Thomas Built Buses as the sole provider of all 50 electric school buses allocated for the initial phase of their electric school bus program, which aims to support all Virginia school districts as they transition their school bus fleets from diesel to electric while also increasing grid stability. All 50 of these buses are, Thomas Built Buses’ all-electric Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school buses. Thomas Built Buses’ all-electric Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus is powered by Proterra® electric vehicle technology and configured with 226 kWh of total energy capacity, a two-speed transmission, and an estimated operating range of up to 115-150 miles.