National Grid introduces new fully-electric backhoe

Sam Hesler & WNYT Staff
Created: February 17, 2021 01:40 PM

GLENMONT - National Grid is continuing to work towards their goal of zero emissions in its vehicles by 2050.

The company is electrifying its vehicle fleet to help reach this goal.

They are one of the first to use and test a fully electric EV backhoe on day-to-day operations.

Employees demonstrated the new equipment Wednesday morning in Glenmont.

Check out what it looks like in action by watching the video of Sam Hesler's story.

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