Shorepower truck stop electrification (TSE) benefits
everyone. If you're a Driver, Shorepower means no
more idling, noise and vibration during layovers. It also saves
fuel and reduces maintenance and component wear. Shorepower's
system delivers reliable, high quality power for on-board amenities
such as heating, cooling and entertainment. See this spreadsheet for
typical savings. You'll also get cable TV
and WiFi Internet connections (where available) with the Shorepower
services. Access to news and information will also help you avoid
traffic and bad weather.
Start Using Shorepower TSE
To enjoy the benefits of Shorepower you need 3 things:
1) An appliance or electrical device for your truck cab that uses
110-volt alternating current (AC). This could be a heater, air
conditioning unit, microwave, coffee maker, TV, DVD player, laptop,
lights, refrigerator, etc.
2) A heavy-duty extension cord like the one shown below
on the left, to plug into the Shorepower pedestal. A 12-gauge or
larger cord is recommended. If you don't have a heavy-duty
extension cord you can buy one at a Shorepower equipped travel plaza.
the network of Shorepower travel plazas here.
3) A Shorepower account or credit card to open a new Shorepower account
or to buy a single use service. To open a Shorepower account or
purchase a single use service call 1-888-841-3137.
When you have completed Steps 1 - 3 pull your rig into a
parking space at a travel plaza equipped with Shorepower pedestals and
follow the connection instructions on the sign.
For further help follow this link or call 1-888-841-3137
For more about owner and fleet benefits of Shorepower
follow this link.