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ZEB Committee #2 2024: BEB Battery Failures and Catastrophic Fires

CUTRIC’s Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Committee is a national forum for CUTRIC’s members to share up-to-date information and data related to ZEB procurements, deployments, predictive and empirical data and funding and financing options. It will ensure that Canadian transit agencies have access to the highest-quality transit-led ZEB data and ZEB procurement and deployment knowledge across Canada and the United States. This Committee reports to CUTRIC’s Board of Directors and is chaired by Erin Cooke of Winnipeg Transit.

The ZEB Committee will help Canada achieve 5,000 ZEBs by 2026 by supporting knowledge and experience sharing related to ZEB procurements and deployments.

The ZEB Committee will provide regular feedback and insight for policy leadership, as well as guidance to the federal Canada Infrastructure Bank, Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Canada, Ministry of Industry, Science and Innovation, Ministry of Infrastructure and Communities, Ministry of Natural Resources Canada, and Ministry of Transportation

This session addresses the critical issue of BEB battery failures and associated fire risks, offering an in-depth analysis of current mitigation strategies and industry best practices. Discussions include an exploration of advanced battery management systems, fire suppression technologies, and other industry-standard safety protocols.

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  • Time : 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm (UTC+0)
  • Reg. Deadline : 12:00 pm
  • Venue : Virtual

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