Proterra Announces Leadership Succession Plan

Proterra has announced that Gareth Joyce, who currently serves as President of Proterra, will succeed Jack Allen as Chief Executive Officer and join the Company’s Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2022. Mr. Allen will retire as CEO and continue to serve on the Company’s Board as Non-Executive Chairman at that time.
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Los Angeles Department of Transportation to Install Solar and Storage Microgrid and EV Charging to Power 100+ Electric Buses with Proterra and Apparent

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has been awarded a $6 million grant by the California Energy Commission to install one of the largest EV fleet charging systems in the United States that will be powered by a solar and storage microgrid. The solar and storage microgrid paired with 104 EV chargers will support LADOT’s adoption of electric buses as the agency transitions to a fully electric fleet by 2028. LADOT selected Proterra and Apparent to install the EV charging microgrid at the agency’s Washington Bus Yard, where it will manage EV charging and overall energy use for more than 100 electric buses.
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Proterra and Komatsu Announce Collaboration to Electrify Underground Mining Machines

Proterra and Komatsu, a global leader in construction and mining equipment, have announced a new collaboration to electrify next-generation underground mining machines using Proterra’s battery technology. Under the collaboration, Proterra will supply its H Series battery system technology to Komatsu for the development of battery-electric LHDs, drills, and bolters for underground hard rock mining. Mining equipment and services provider Komatsu plans to utilize Proterra’s high-performance battery systems for the development of prototype machines this year before the expected commencement of commercial production in 2022.
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