Hybrid system maker Odyne Systems LLC
has delivered seven trucks featuring the Odyne advanced plug-in hybrid propulsion system to utilities and municipalities in Wisconsin.
Communities and utilities receiving the new technology were partially funded under the Wisconsin Clean Transportation Program
, jointly administered through the Wisconsin State Energy Office
and the U.S. Department of Energy Wisconsin Clean Cities Program
. The new units will deliver fuel efficiency over a conventional truck of up to 50% annually depending on truck use.
Odyne hybrid systems are modular and can be applied to a wide range of commercial work vehicles. The technology combines reliable electric power conversion, power control and energy storage technology with Remy advanced electric propulsion motors, modular Johnson Controls lithium-ion battery systems and other robust, automotive quality components.