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Lightning Systems Reaccredited Under bp’s Advancing Low Carbon Program

LOVELAND, Colo., May 20, 2020 – Lightning Systems, a leading developer of zero-emission powertrains, today received reaccreditation under bp’s Advancing Low Carbon (ALC) program. The ALC program was created by bp to encourage bp and its partners to identify lower carbon opportunities. Activities within the program include everything from low carbon products to global research [...] Read more

Lightning Systems Introduces ‘Lightning Mobile’ Electric Vehicle Charger for Trucks, Vans and Buses

Lightning Mobile provides roadside and parking lot DCFC (Level 3) charging for electric fleet vehicles, the latest addition to Lightning’s charging and energy systems offerings “Power rescue” and “top-up” charging keeps vehicles ready to get jobs done DCFC (Level 3) Charging for facilities and lots that only have Level 2 power available and to buffer [...] Read more

California Department of State Hospitals Orders a Dozen Electric Cargo Vans from Lightning Systems

LOVELAND, Colo., April 7, 2020 – Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, today announced an order from the California Department of State Hospitals for 12 zero-emission, all-electric Ford Transit 350HD models. The Lightning Electric models are being provided to the hospital system by Wondries Fleet Group, a leading fleet dealer in California. All [...] Read more

Plug Power Partners with Lightning Systems to Build Zero-Emission ‘Middle-Mile’ Delivery Solution

Hydrogen fuel cell-powered Class 6 electric trucks manufactured to service the logistics industry LATHAM, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2020 — Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions enabling e-mobility, today announced their partnership with Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains. This collaboration enables both companies to [...] Read more

ABC Companies Selects Lightning Systems for Diesel-to-Electric Coach Repower Program

New Partnership Offers Next Level Sustainability to Fleet Operations  LOVELAND, Colo., Jan. 21, 2020 – ABC Companies, a leading provider of motorcoach sales and support in the USA and Canada, has finalized an agreement with Lightning Systems, a Loveland, Colorado-based developer of zero-emission electric drivetrains for commercial vehicle fleets. Under the new partnership, the two [...] Read more

Freebee Deploys Lightning Systems Passenger Vehicles

Florida-based Public Microtransit Operator Freebee Deploys Lightning Systems Passenger Vehicles LOVELAND, Colo., Dec. 18, 2019 – Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, delivered the first two units on an initial order of six Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD wheel-chair accessible passenger vans to Freebee, an operator of on-demand public transportation in the South [...] Read more

Lightning Systems Raises $41M for Production Ramp Up of Electric Powertrains for Commercial Vehicles

Lightning Systems Raises $41M for Production Ramp Up of Electric Powertrains for Commercial Vehicles LOVELAND, Colo., Nov. 20, 2019 – Today, Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, announced that it has raised $41 million in equity, debt, and working capital line funding from existing and new investors. The round was led by [...] Read more

Lightning Systems Introduces “Lightning On Tap” Charging Solutions

Lightning On Tap Charging Solutions includes a comprehensive range of AC and DC fast charge charging stations for fleet electric vehicles LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 17, 2019 – Today, Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, introduced “Lightning On Tap” charging solutions, a comprehensive offering of AC and DC fast charge charging stations. “With [...] Read more

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We're featured in this month's Member Spotlight by the #Colorado #Cleantech Industries Association. Check it out! https://coloradocleantech.com/member-spotlight-lightning-systems via @COCleantech

All electricity is not created equal - the grid mix differs from state to state. Here's a map showing how much renewable energy is in each state's mix.
https://insideevs.com/news/424074/how-electricity-sources-influences-ev-emissions/
Our simple CO2 calculator takes the grid mix into account: https://bit.ly/3cJE5Y5 #FleetManagement

Lightning Systems introduces electric vehicle charger for trucks, vans and buses https://www.ntea.com/NTEA/Member_benefits/Industry_leading_news/Membernews/Lightning_Systems_introduces_electric_vehicle_charger_for_trucks__vans_and_buses.aspx

.@PlugPowerInc and Lightning Systems are working to introduce the world’s first Class 6 #FCEV in the third quarter of 2020 https://www.sae.org/news/2020/05/producing-class-6-fuel-cell-electric-trucks#.XrwRbh4HPc4.twitter via @SAEIntl #Hydrogen #FuelCell

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