Sacramento promoting plug-in over idling

| July 31, 2013

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is working with drivers and truck stop operators to achieve a clean-air alternative to truck idling. SMUD has partnered with federal and state agencies to promote a big rig plug-in program to reduce truck emissions. More than 30 electrical Shorepower hookups have been installed at the Sacramento 49er Truck Travel Plaza, off Interstate 80. The current 18-month demonstration project is intended to gather technical data and determine feasibility. If it works, the project will go commercial, SMUD says.

AD

There are no comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *