Los Angeles Metro Board Awards One of the Largest Single Electric Bus Contracts in US History to BYD

In a unanimous vote, the Board of Los Angeles Metro, one of the largest transportation systems in the United States, voted today to award a contract for 60 40-foot all-electric buses to local manufacturer BYD. This is among the largest single contracts for electric buses in US history, and will directly lead to 59 new manufacturing jobs at the BYD factory in Lancaster, California.


BYD Energy Storage Device Wins 2017 Tech Driver Award

The 31.5MW/12.06MWh Beech Ridge Energy Storage Device in West Virginia, a project wholly enabled by new energy technology company BYD’s Energy Storage Solutions (ESS), has won the “2017 Tech Driver” award from the German CleanTech Institute (DCTI), a clean energy industry analyst renowned for its technical leadership in the global energy storage industry.