Solar Panels on Ambulances

Solar Panels on Ambulances

Video Apr 19, 2012

Two years ago, as fallout from the recession forced the Richmond Ambulance Authority to reassess its fleet strategy, the service hit upon a novel idea to cut costs and improve efficiency: It added solar panels to its ambulances.

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