The presentation by Shorepower Technologies and Cascade Sierra Solutions is scheduled for Nov. 15.
Shorepower Technologies will install power pedestals in Bakersfield, Dunnigan, Lebec, Lodi and Weed in California, and in Dallas.
The Linoln, Neb., travel center is one of a planned 50 truck stops to add electrification under a federal program.
New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.
In an era of idling prohibitions and $4 fuel, the power switch is back on for truck stop electrification.
Company wants truck stops with at least 75 parking spaces to participate in a national program to reduce idling.
Electrification was installed at truck stops in Tennessee, New York, Florida, Texas, Pennsylvania and Oregon.
Baker Truck Corral is first truck stop as part of the national STEP program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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