BC Ferries’ Electric Future

BC Ferries’ Electric Future

BC Ferries today awarded contracts to build four more battery electric-hybrid Island Class vessels scheduled to go into service in 2022. These vessels will join two more currently under construction in the Netherlands which will arrive in Victoria by January 2020. “Our Clean Futures Plan spells out our strategy to reduce GHG emissions by replacing our legacy carbon intensive fossil…

“Maid of the Mist” Goes Electric

“Maid of the Mist” Goes Electric

Niagara Falls iconic “Maid of the Mist” tour boats, which take tourists to the base of the famous waterfall, have begun the transition to an all electric fleet. This month, the first two of the all-electric boats come into service, replacing diesel versions. The remainder of the six boat fleet will transition as new vessels arrive to be outfitted by…