According to the recently released 2015 Work Truck Electrification and Idle Management Study, where work truck fleet managers were surveyed: – A majority of responding fleets (54 percent) expect their electrification usage to grow in the next three years. –
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
In case you missed our co-hosted webinar with California Air Resources Board on May 12, here’s the complete recording of the event which covered CA reefer compliance and the Shorepower turnkey electrification system.
Our name “Shorepower” literally comes from the description of power provided to ships from the shore – one of the earliest forms of transportation electrification and one that parallels the trucking industry. The cruise industry and the ports that serve them
“The Shorepower Truck Electrification Project has made an impact on idling in areas where sites are available; the core early adopters are independent owner-operators and smaller fleets,” said Mike Bellemore, Idle Free Systems segment sales manager. Bellemore pointed to the latest
Plugging reefers into electric standby not only saves money, but can remove a significant amount of pollution from the environment. Controlling the electric power smoke stack is far easier than controlling individual vehicle smoke stacks. According to a recently published
This is what Shorepower offers at truck stops…NEMA 5-20, NEMA 14-30, NEMA TT-30 (also called RV-30) and 460V reefer (TRU) power. You can visually see the plug style in the graphic below.
FleetOwner magazine discusses how giant Tyson Foods works to cut wasted fuel and miles. Tyson runs 2600 power units in its Class 8 fleet with approximately 1000 over-the-road sleepers. Each sleeper is equipped with an auxiliary power unit (APU). The company operates 160
Vermont offers 1% loans toward electrification. This applies to TSE, EVSE and eTRU. “This program is funded through the State Infrastructure Bank (SIB), which is operated by the Vermont Economic Development Authority in conjunction with the Vermont Agency of Transportation
FleetOwner has written about Carrier, a worldwide leader in manufacturing and distributing of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, as well as a commercial refrigeration and food service equipment industry, who has recently added a new flex fuel option. “Carrier Transicold’s