Project Startup: Evaluating the Performance of Electric Buses

Julia Thomas

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is evaluating the in-service performance of fast-charge battery electric buses compared to compressed natural gas (CNG) buses operated by Foothill Transit in West Covina, California. Launched in 2015 in collaboration with the California Air Resources Board, this study aims to improve understanding of the overall use and effectiveness of fast-charge electric buses and associated charging infrastructure in transit operation.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2016

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-5400-66142


  • electric buses
  • electric vehicle charging
  • fleet test and evaluation
  • Foothill Transit


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