ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 26

that can be extended if we encounter
barriers," Papson said. "Start thinking
early about your infrastructure needs."
Software is a critical component
of charging because it can help fleets
minimize their load by spreading out
charging, Peterson said. "We can use
our software to help them minimize
their load by 50%. That can allow the
utility to move faster to bring that
much power to the site," he said, adding that there is a direct relationship
to the speed of charge and how much
power fleets need. "Whether you
charge them fast or slow comes down
to how you manage the fuel."
Many utilities have programs to
help with the cost of infrastructure.
"Southern California Edison is
building low- or no-cost charging

26

MARCH 2020

| COMPOUNDINGS | ILMA.ORG

infrastructure for EV truck and bus
fleets," Papson said.
Bill Fisher, corporate service director
for TEC Equipment, said there might
be incentives and opportunities in
local areas. "Now is the time to look
into that. Now is the time to start
planning, because this stuff can be
slow-moving."
The amount of time it takes to charge
depends on several factors, including
the vehicle type, driver use case, battery
size, speed of charger, the amount of
charge a vehicle can take and how much
charge the driver is looking to add while
parked. Class 7 and Class 8 tractors need
different charging speeds depending
upon the application.
For most urban and regional
needs, tractors are dwelling several

hours overnight and need less power.
Charging overnight may even be
sufficient for drayage trucks depending
on daily mileage and payload. For
over-the-road use cases, hours-ofservice regulations come into play.
Drivers need to rest for eight to 10
hours, and this is more than enough
time to charge the vehicles at a level 2
charging speed.
Hillard said BRT Transportation's fleet
wouldn't be adopting EVs with current
charging technology. "Most of our
trucks are moving 24/7, and there is not
time to charge them. Even fast chargers
take about three hours to charge a truck
fully, so trying to charge vehicles just
wouldn't work for us," he said.
The current infrastructure would be
a problem for BRT Transportation.


http://www.ILMA.ORG

ILMA Compoundings - March 2020

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ILMA Compoundings - March 2020

ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - Cover1
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - Cover2
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 1
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 2
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 3
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 4
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 5
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 6
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 7
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 8
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 9
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 10
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 11
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 12
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 13
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 14
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 15
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 16
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 17
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 18
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 19
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 20
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 21
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 22
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 23
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 24
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 25
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 26
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 27
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 28
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 29
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 30
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 31
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 32
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 33
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 34
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 35
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 36
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 37
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 38
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 39
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - 40
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - Cover3
ILMA Compoundings - March 2020 - Cover4
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G127535ILMA_vol71_no7
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G126213ILMA_vol71_no6
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G125546_ILMA_vol71_no5
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G124996_ILMA_vol71_no4
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G123886_ILMA_vol71_no3
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G123315_ILMA_vol71_no2
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G122980_ILMA_vol71_no1
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G121540_ILMA_vol70_no11
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G120882_ILMA_vol70_no10
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G120035_ILMA_vol70_no9
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G121XXX_ILMA_vol70_no8
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G120XXX_ILMA_vol70_no7
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G119XXX_ILMA_vol70_no6
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G118112_ILMA_vol70_no5
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G117382_ILMA_vol70_no4
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G116888_ILMA_vol70_no3
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G115555_ILMA_vol70_no2
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G114774_ILMA_vol70_no1
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g110500_ILMA_vol69_no12
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g110500_ILMA_vol69_no11
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g110500_ILMA_vol69_no10
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g109884_ILMA_vol69_no9
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g109284_ILMA_vol69_no8
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g108494_ILMA_vol69_no7
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g107507_ILMA_vol69_no6
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g106483_ILMA_vol69_no5
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g105803_ILMA_vol69_no4
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g104743_ILMA_vol69_no3
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g103647_ILMA_vol69_no2
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g102869_ILMA_vol69_no1
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g101930_ILMA_vol68_no12
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g100836_ILMA_vol68_no11
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g99200_ILMA_vol68_no10
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g98468_ILMA_vol68_no9
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/g97711_ILMA_vol68_no8
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G96767ILMA_vol68_no7
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G95397ILMA_vol65_no6
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G94323ILMA_vol68_no5
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G93127_ILMA_vol69_no4
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G91785_ILMA_vol68_no3
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G90956_ILMA_vol68_no2
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G89146_ILMA_vol68_no1
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G87981_ILMA_vol67_no12
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G85409_ILMA_vol67_no11
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G83595_ILMA_vol67_no10
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G81672_ILMA_vol67_no9
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G80238_ILMA_vol7_no8
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G79388_ILMA_vol7_no7
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G78361_ILMA_vol7_no6
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G77448_ILMA_vol7_no5
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G75899_ILMA_vol67_no4
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G75036_ILMA_vol67_no3
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G72720_ILMA_vol67_no2
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G72220_ILMA_vol67_no1
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G70970_ILMA_vol66_no12
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G69813_ILMA_vol66_no11
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G67522_ILMA_vol66_no10
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G66343_ILMA_vol66_no9
https://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ILMA/G64859_ILMA_vol66_no8
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com