Commentary on local democracy and other matters in Brent by James Powney
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Friday, 6 March 2020
Electric Trial for Dust Cart
I see that Brent are trialing electric dust carts with Veolia. That seems eminently sensible. A dust cart has a fairly short and predictable circuit so the amount of energy used should be predictable. The batteries can be charged at the depot, and overall pollution would be reduced. Of course, a similar argument might be made for buses.