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Efficient Reading: Bi-Weekly Digest of the Top Content Submitted to the Energy Efficiency Group in Energy Central- February 20, 2020
I see no fundamental reason why long haul trucking can't be electrified. I don't understand the mindset that rejects battery swapping solutions out of hand. For passenger cars, battery trailers are an unattractive option, but for semi trucks, they'd be an enhancement. A short, tall battery trailer could mate with the back end of a semi trailer to form a single streamlined unit. Drag...
Do you know how far towards a pilot in freight truck battery switching anyone has gotten? It seems like a concept that could definitely work, but I'd be curious about what challenges to implementation are most prevalent