Good news for reefer operators…in addition to Truck Stop Electrification for cab power, electric standby infrastructure for refrigerated trailers is now included under the EPA’s SmartWay “Verified Idling Reduction Technologies.”
What does this mean? Plug-ins for reefers is included under the EPS/TSE category for idling reduction technologies.
EPA’s SmartWay Technology program develops test protocols, reviews strategies and verifies the performance of vehicles, technologies and equipment that have the potential to reduce greenhouse gases and other air pollutants from freight transport. The program establishes credible performance criteria and reviews test data to ensure that vehicles, equipment and technologies will help fleets improve their efficiency and reduce emissions.