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Link’s electric trolley project moves forward with new batteries

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WENATCHEE— Link Transit’s goal of using electric trolleys may be finally coming together on its third set of batteries.

The project came to a halt last fall when the lithium-titanate batteries were still having problems, even after several redesigns. Those batteries required a lot of cooling and ultimately didn’t work.

To get some of the zero-emission vehicles on the road, Link had two of the vehicles’ batteries replaced with older technology nickel-cadmium batteries, but those could only run for several…

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