Link Transit is the first public Transit system in North America to deploy a wireless fast charging system. Eric West says the newly developed wireless 200-kilowatt battery charger allows the driver to recharge the bus battery within minutes periodically throughout the day.
Most electric automobiles vehicles are charged at a rate of 3.3 kilowatts. But at 208 kilowatts, Link Transit’s wireless charger delivers 3.4 kilowatt-hours of energy to the battery per minute, roughly 60 times faster than the most common automobile chargers.
West says Link Transit became the first public bus system in the country to start using this type of automatic wireless charging system.
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