Getting around Chelan County with clean hydropower [Power Hour - Ep. 5 featuring Richard DeRock of Link Transit]

by Lacy Stockton | Jul 06, 2021

Our featured guest, Richard DeRock, general manager of Link Transit, joins Dr. Jim White, Chelan PUD senior energy efficiency engineer, and your host, Lacy Stockton, to answer your questions about getting around Chelan County using clean, green hydropower—whether you’re in your electric ride, or Link Transit’s shared electric ride!

We chat about:

  • What do these hot temperatures mean for EV battery range?
  • What’s the deal with hydrogen powered vehicles? Will Link Transit start using hydrogen to power its buses?
  • 18 new electric vehicle chargers coming online in Chelan County!
  • New bike racks on Link Transit buses that accommodate e-bikes with fat tires.
  • What has Link Transit done to improve the energy efficiency of its buildings and operations?
  • Other updates from Link Transit and more! 

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