There’s a bold plan in Virginia to turn its school buses green: Dominion Energy announced plans to replace diesel school buses with electric ones.
Like thousands of Virginia kids, Governor Ralph Northam boarded a school bus, but his ride is better than those the students take to and from class — it’s electric.
“These buses will be quieter, more efficient. They are safer. They have seat belts,” Northam said while on board the electric yellow bus with a green bumper.
The governor is supporting Dominion Energy’s plan to replace the state’s 13,000 school buses with electric models by 2030.
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