Bus Electrification with Smart Energy Management

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Charging infrastructure, renewable power and battery storage

Phase one involved design and build of the charging infrastructure, enabling renewable power at competitive rates*, implementing the VEV-IQ smart charging platform, and a comprehensive maintenance package to support reliable operations.

Phase two is planned for solar power generation to reduce demand from the grid supply, plus battery storage to optimise the solar power capacity. Subject to planning permission and surveys.

* 100% REGO-backed renewable energy supply through VEV’s energy supply partner

Key Facts

Solar Installation

Potential solar installation to generate 148,000kWh – enough for 2 buses - plus battery storage

Power & Maintenance

Installed 5 chargers, supplying power* and providing maintenance


Smart charging platform to manage charging infrastructure and load balancing

Carbon Savings

Predicted carbon emissions savings of 34,000 kg/year, from solar solution

About Shuttle Buses

Shuttle Buses formed in 1990 and is one of the largest fleets in Ayrshire with 50 buses and 100 employees

Subsidiary Shuttle Coaches offers private coach hire of 16-70 seat vehicles

Shuttle Bus operates services commercially and through Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

Operate MyBus services for elderly and disabled people as well as those without a local bus service

In August 2022 Shuttle Bus officially became an employee- owned company and prides itself on its progressive culture

Speak to one of our expert advisors and find out how we can help you to begin your journey to electrification today.

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