Electrovaya Receives First Purchase Order for an Electric Bus Battery SystemPosted on May 28, 2019
TORONTO, May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Electrovaya Inc. (“Electrovaya” or the “Company”) (TSX: EFL; OTCQX: EFLVF) today announced the receipt of a purchase order for a 300kWh, 600V battery system to power an electric bus. The Electrovaya modular battery system is expected to provide the 40-foot bus a range of more than 200 kilometres and will be capable of fast charging.
Electrovaya’s lithium ion battery is known for its superior cycle life, safety, energy and power attributes, all of which are important in electric buses. These buses frequently operate 12 to 16 hours a day or more, with a targeted life of 10 years or more.
Electrovaya has a research and development program for electric bus batteries that is supported by a C$3.8 milliongrant from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (“SDTC”). The Company is working with two bus manufacturers on the SDTC-funded project.
About Electrovaya Inc.
Electrovaya Inc. (TSX:EFL) (OTCQX:EFLVF) designs, develops and manufactures proprietary lithium ion batteries, battery systems, and battery-related products for energy storage, clean electric transportation and other specialized applications. Electrovaya is a technology focused company with extensive IP. Headquartered in Ontario, Canada, Electrovaya has production facilities in Canada with customers around the globe.
To learn more about how Electrovaya is powering mobility and energy storage, please explore www.electrovaya.com.
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