Chicago’s electric bus fleet will be capable of putting power back onto the grid when not in use.
There are more questions than answers about how vehicle-to-grid charging will affect drivers and their vehicles, including whether the money drivers make from utilities will outweigh the potential inconvenience and drain on battery life.
Illinois officials are working to get a sprawling smart grid study back on track following a lawsuit that accused them of open meeting law violations.
The manager of the nation’s first all-electric shuttle bus service talks about operating electric buses in a cold climate like Chicago.
Chicago will need to embrace smart thermostats and electric heating to meet long-range carbon reduction goals, according to a recent report.