The buses are set to go into service Friday, joining the county’s existing fleet of 12 hybrid electric buses. The county recently purchased three hybrid electric buses from BAE systems in an effort to curb carbon emissions, cut fuel use and improve air quality in our community. BAE systems currently has more than 12,000 hybrid-electric buses in service in cities across the globe. The buses were purchased using funds from a $2 million grant awarded in 2018. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Broome County is going green! “The fact that they have this technology, it makes them run more efficiently, it saves the taxpayers money. The president was talking about, when they go into certain areas, they just go right to their battery,” says Broome County Executive Jason Garnar.