IdleAir has secured $7 million of growth financing and plans to add five more locations this year and 15 more in 2013, said Ethan Garber, chief executive officer.
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.
Electrification services will expand from 21 sites currently in operation to 100 by the end of 2013 with more expansion planned, the company says.
Truth About Trucking Live show will focus on trend to power up at truck stops Sept. 1.
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.
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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