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Photos and Captions:   Electric Vehicles Arrive at Westchester County Airport: New York Power Authority Helps to Acquire Energy Efficient Ground Support Equipment

 

January 14, 2009

 

Photo of Westchester County Executive Andrew J. Spano (left), New York Power Authority President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Vice President for Programs Robert G. Callender.

Westchester County Executive Andrew J. Spano (left), New York Power Authority President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Vice President for Programs Robert G. Callender at the Westchester County Airport to activate a fleet of electric ground support vehicles. The electric units will replace gasoline and diesel engine equipment to help reduce costs and pollution.

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Photo Credits:  New York Power Authority

Paul DeMichele
914-390-8186
paul.demichele@nypa.gov

Video of press conference: Link to video

 

Photo of electric baggage tractor.

Baggage tractor produced by Charlatte. The vehicle is attached to a trailer carrying luggage and transports it between terminal and airplane.

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Photo of electric aircraft pushback tractor.

Aircraft pushback tractor produced by Lektro. The vehicle "scoops-up" the aircraft's front wheel and pushes it toward the runway, delaying when it is necessary to start the plane engines. Tractor is being charged.

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