Plano became the first city in North Texas to have an all-electric trash truck, One charge, serving 1,100+ homes.

Written on 04/29/2024
Asia91 Team

Plano, Texas, has boldly stepped into the future of sustainability, pioneering the introduction of the first all-electric trash and recycling truck in North Texas. This landmark achievement advances the city's environmental initiatives and sets a shining example for others to follow.


In a groundbreaking move for North Texas, the city of Plano has un" filed its f "first all-electric trash and recycling truck. Launched as part of its "Clean Fleet" initiative, this eco-friendly vehicle is set to begin operations and promises a cleaner, quieter, and more efficient way to manage waste.


Key Details/Highlights:


  • Launch Date and Venue: The electric trash truck was introduced in a press event on April 25 at the Parkway Service Center in Plano.


  • Vehicle Specifications: Manufactured by Battle Motors, the innovative two-axle Low Entry Tilt II truck can service over 1,100 homes on a single charge.


  • Environmental and Financial Impact: The electric truck aligns with Plano's sustainability goals by reducing emissions and cutting down on fuel and maintenance costs.


  • Support and Funding: A grant from the North Central Texas Council of Governments supported the acquisition of the first and upcoming second electric trucks. 


  • Fleet Integration: The new truck joins a fleet of 22 clean vehicles, enhancing Plano's commitment to reducing its carbon footprint.


Plano's adoption of an all-electric trash truck reflects its commitment to environmental stewardship and sets a benchmark for other cities in Texas and beyond. 


Plano is paving the way for a cleaner, more sustainable future by prioritizing green technology and sustainabilitydemonstrating the tangible benefits of integrating advanced technology with municipal services.

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