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All-electric vehicles added at Grand Coulee Dam


The Bureau of Reclamation is going green.

You will soon see the all new electric-powered vehicles the bureau has added to its vehicle fleet.

They are so quiet you could almost hear a pin drop.

That is a fair description of the Bureau of Reclamation's new electric utility vehicle (EUV) fleet of 27 passenger and maintenance vehicles.

The vehicles will be seen throughout the Grand Coulee Dam Project area soon and will save the government an estimated 10 to 15 percent a year in just gasoline expenses. The bureau currently spends about $111,000 on fossil fuels for its vehicles a year.

The $900,0...

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