September 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By SMUD News Media
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District is working with truckers and truck stop operators to achieve a clean-air alternative to truck idling. By providing utility power where big rig drivers spend their rest period, truckers can plug in their rigs to electrical outlets and avoid idling their engines.
Tags: Idle Reduction, Shorepower
June 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Deborah Lockridge
In June's special fuel-savings issue, we promised you more stories about how fleets are cutting their idle time.
Tags: EVs, Idle Reduction, Truckstops, Prime Inc., Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Shorepower
May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Truckinginfo Staff
How bad does owner-operator Matt Purtee want truckstop electrification? “Bad enough where I know a few truckstops that have light poles with plug-ins at the base,” he says with a chuckle. “I get to those sites early so I can tap into the power before someone else does."
Tags: Idle Reduction, Truckstops, Owner-Operators, Shorepower
June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Park, Contributing Editor
Pull in, plug in, pay up, and enjoy. It's that simple, it's that cheap, and it's for real.
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