Zeroing in on Electric School Buses: 2023

The Advanced Technology School Bus Index: A U.S. Electric School Bus Inventory Report

CALSTART has released the newest edition of Zeroing in on Electric School Buses, its annual inventory of electric school buses (ESBs).  As of December 2022, there are 3,043 ESBs funded, ordered, delivered, and deployed across the U.S. Zeroing in on Electric School Buses is part of CALSTART’s Zeroing in on series of zero-emission technologies inventories. Some key points from the updated Zeroing in on Electric School Buses:

  • California continues to lead the country with the most electric school buses adopted, making up 56 percent of the total market share.
  • Several states have had significant growth of electric school buses adopted in the past year, including Illinois, New Jersey, North Carolina, Connecticut, and New York.
  • For new school districts adopting ESBs, technical support and fleet electrification planning continue to be significant obstacles.
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