Shorepower Truck Electrification Project

Shorepower adds locations

Shorepower Technologies has added electric plug-in power pedestals to 17 more truckstops.

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Three Midwest truckstops add Shorepower

Shorepower Technologies has added its services, which lets drivers plug in to grid power instead of idling, to three truckstops: Sapp Bros Travel Center, at Exit 440 on Interstate 80 in Omaha, Neb.; Broadway Flying J, at Exit 144 on Interstate 35 in Williams, Iowa; and Shoemaker’s Shell Travel Center, at Exit 395 on I-80 in Lincoln, Neb.

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LogBook

Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.

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Electrical connector kits available

Free kits to connect your truck to the electric grid are available through a federally funded program. Shorepower Technologies and Cascade Sierra Solutions are providing 1,300 connector kits through the U.S. Department of Energy Recovery Act program to increase use of idle reduction technologies. The kits allow drivers to plug in to electric power pedestals at truck stops and other locations. The kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis, with a limit of 25 kits ...

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Rebates available for anti-idling equipment

Rebates are available for battery-powered HVAC systems, diesel APUs, cold-plate systems and evaporative coolers.

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I-5 corridor to increase shorepower locations

Electrical power pedestals will be added to six truck stops and travel centers in Oregon and California.

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LogBook

New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

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Plugged In

In an era of idling prohibitions and $4 fuel, the power switch is back on for truck stop electrification.

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