HEVI Electric Heavy Equipment Qualifies for Sustainable Maryland Certification
July 18 , 2023
Sustainable Maryland has approved HEVI’s electric heavy equipment for qualification under their Action-based certification system for municipalities around the state of Maryland. Now, purchasing HEVI’s products can help Maryland’s municipalities achieve their Sustainable Maryland certification.
HEVI Equipment Cuts Emissions
HEVI’s all-electric wheel loaders and excavators operate on Lithium-ion batteries and have zero operating emissions. It is estimated that a single GEL-5000 electric wheel loader can eliminate as much as 224 tons of carbon emissions during their first 6,000 hours of operation when replacing a comparable diesel-based model.
Sustainable Maryland Certification: The Municipal Electric Vehicles Action
Sustainable Maryland has been critical in supporting sustainable solutions and the adoption of clean technology in Maryland. After reviewing HEVI’s products, Sustainable Maryland has updated the definition of their Municipal Electric Vehicles Action to include a category for electric heavy equipment. Now, purchasing HEVI equipment can earn towns up to 10 points on their Sustainable Maryland application.
Sustainable Maryland is a certification program for municipalities in Maryland that want to go green, save money and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term.
Sustainable Maryland is a collaborative effort between the Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at the University of Maryland and the Maryland Municipal League to replicate the success of the Sustainable Jersey initiative throughout the Mid-Atlantic States, beginning in Maryland. Sustainable Maryland is a founding member of the Sustainable States Network. For more information on Sustainable Maryland, visit www.sustainablemaryland.com.
HEVI is a manufacturer of lithium powered heavy industrial equipment including electric front loaders, electric excavators and electric forklifts. The company serves the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States with facilities in New Jersey and Maryland. Our mission is to introduce clean and sustainable alternatives to the industrial equipment market dominated by heavy emission diesel systems. Find more information at www.gethevi.com/about.
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