Bechtel was selected by First Student, the largest provider of student transportation services in North America, to deliver electric school bus charging infrastructure.
First Student is on track to convert 30,000 of its buses to electric by 2035. Bechtel will immediately start designing and building charging stations for one of First Student's electrification projects in the United States. The companies intend to partner on more electric-vehicle deployments in the future, with Bechtel providing engineering, procurement and construction services.
“Bechtel provides electric vehicle charging infrastructure to fleet customers, so they can focus on their core business, whether it is safely moving students or delivering packages,” said Catherine Hunt Ryan, president of manufacturing and technology business at Bechtel. “Vehicle fleet operators are instrumental in the electric-vehicle transition. Bechtel will help First Student advance their electrification goals by bein