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Romeo Power and Republic collaborate on electric vehicle retrofit testing

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Romeo Power, an energy technology leader delivering large-scale electrification solutions for complex commercial applications, and Republic Services, have entered into a strategic alliance agreement to collaborate on the development of Romeo Power's battery technology for use in Republic's electric collection trucks.

As part of the agreement, senior leaders from each company will sit on a steering committee that will monitor and guide the alliance. The two companies will work closely to determine the key performance metrics of Romeo Power's battery packs that will suit Republic's specific refuse use-cases. The two parties also have agreed to a retrofit test program in which the diesel engines and related components will be removed from two of Republic's vehicles and replaced with electric motors and Romeo Power battery packs, with a goal of delivering the retrofitted trucks by the end of 2021.

"By combining Romeo Power's advanced energy technology with Republic Services's vehicles, we pave the way for responsible and sustainable commercial transportation," said Lionel Selwood, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Romeo Power. "We look forward to working with the Republic Services team and being part of their electrification solutions."

Tim Stuart, Chief Operating Officer of Republic Services, has also recently joined the Board of Directors of Romeo Power. "This strategic alliance is an exciting component of Republic's fleet electrification strategy," commented Stuart. "We believe our partnership with Romeo Power will strengthen our leadership position within our industry in both electrification and sustainability."

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