Anchorage set to conduct winter test of electric bus for the first time

Anchorage plans to test its first electric bus starting in mid-December, a trial for how the technology performs in cold temperatures and a sign of efforts by Mayor Ethan Berkowitz to steer the city toward alternative and renewable energies.

City officials aren't exactly sure how well a battery-powered bus will work in Anchorage's subarctic climate. At first, the city plans to lease the bus, a far cheaper and less risky option from buying one, Berkowitz said in a phone interview...

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