Shorepower – Plug In and Save

South Carolina Now – October 2009

South Carolina Now, the online newspaper of the Pee Dee and Grand Strand, South Carolina regions, writes about scnow.comProgress Energy and their involvement with transportation electrification.

“On Oct. 20, Progress Energy helped unveil the East Coast’s first ShorePower truck stop electrification stations at Big Boys Truck Stop in Kenly, N.C. These electrification stations will reduce air pollution and save fuel by allowing resting long-haul truck drivers to use electricity to run their onboard amenities, such as TVs and heating, instead of idling their diesel engines.”

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