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Shorepower

September 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive

Sacramento Provides Power so Truckers Can Plug In and Avoid Idling

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) program manager David Hatfield inspects newly installed “shore power” electric hookups at the Sacramento 49er Travel Plaza, a truckstop near the interchange of Interstates 80 and 5. 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.

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: Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Idle Reduction, Shorepower

June 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive

Idle Reduction Stories

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

Owner-Operator Seeks Out Truckstop Electrification

Owner-operator Matt Purtee likes it when he can find plug-in shore power at truckstops, but he'll search it out elsewhere, too.

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

Clean Power

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.

Tags: Shorepower

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