Arcadia Unified School District Electric School Bus and Infrastructure
May 31, 2023
Transportation Energy (600)
Clean Transportation Program
Arcadia Unified School Districtsubmitted an application to receive grant funding under the California Energy Commission (CEC) Solicitation GFO-17-607 to replace oneold diesel school bus. Arcadia Unified School Districtwas awarded funding foronevehicle-to-grid-readyelectricschool bus and supporting electric vehicle charging infrastructure.Arcadia Unified School Districtpurchased oneelectricschoolbus andinstalled onecharger through the CEC.The bus was placed into service September 1, 2021, and the district was offered workforce training to help supportthe successful deployment of the new electric fleet.The old, diesel-powered bus wasalso dismantled and removed from service.This project found that the electric school bus will reduce lifetime greenhouse gas emissions by 120 short tonsand willhave alifetime cost savings of $45,982.