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June 11, 2020

Heavy equipment powered by batteries could be coming to a jobsite near you

  • A few electric-powered models are rolling out in the European market; no word on when the U.S. might see them.
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    Images courtesy of Volvo Construction Equipment [enlarge]
    Volvo Construction Equipment has two electric models: the L25 wheel loader and ECR25 compact excavator.

    The ECR25 has a run time of four hours and can be recharged in about an hour.

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