WAUKESHA – DUECO Inc.
has delivered the first of 22 new Terex XT55 bucket trucks, which
feature Odyne plug-in hybrid systems, to Philadelphia-based PECO.
The Odyne hybrid power system features proprietary and patented hybrid
technology, combining electric power conversion, power control and
energy storage technology. The Odyne plug-in hybrid drive system reduces
fleet operating and maintenance costs, the statement said.
The 22 trucks are part of a 300-vehicle, $45.4 million U.S. Department
of Energy, Electric Power Research Institute and South Coast Air Quality
Management District of California award.
As part of the award, Odyne is developing and deploying over 120 plug-in
hybrid systems for trucks for companies and governmental entities
throughout North America.