Marin County’s family-owned Angel Island-Tiburon Ferry Co. may soon become California’s first all-electric short-run ferry service.

The company owned by Capt. Maggie McDonogh is aiming to convert its existing 400-seat, 59-foot ferry from diesel power to electric propulsion in 2024 through a partnership with San Rafael-based Green Yachts company and Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

Angel Island-Tiburon Ferry Co. would be the first to meet a state mandate requiring new and existing short-run ferry services to become zero-emission by the end of 2025.Read more…