If you are a business owner in Oregon and considering installing an electric vehicle charging station, take note: The Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) has announced a Transportation Project Opportunity for: Alternative Fuel Vehicle Infrastructure Opportunity Announcement No. 16‐012 Qualified
Oregon’s Clean Electricity and Coal Transition bill passed the legislature this week. This new legislation did the following: Made Oregon the first state to transition away from coal. Doubled the amount of energy from renewable resources (wind and solar) – 50% by 2040.
Great news for those installing electrical infrastructure for fueling. The Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit has been extended through December 31, 2016. Fueling equipment for electricity (among other alternative fuels) is eligible for a tax credit of 30%, up to $30,000.
Workplace charging is helping thousands of employees across the country save money and the environment – Shorepower being one of those workplaces. With 93% percent of drivers commuting less than 35 miles one-way to work each day, switching to an
Shorepower provides cab power/hotel loads that can also charge standard engine batteries, battery APUs, laptops, mobile phones, and anything else that contains a battery in your sleeper cab. It has been estimated that plugging into shore power on a regular basis can
According to the recently released 2015 Work Truck Electrification and Idle Management Study, where work truck fleet managers were surveyed: – A majority of responding fleets (54 percent) expect their electrification usage to grow in the next three years. –
Shorepower offers NEMA 14-30 receptacles for 208V charging power. Tesla owners, if you want to plug your Universal Mobile Connector (UMC 14-50) end into a NEMA 14-30 at a Shorepower-equipped truck stop, purchase the following $155 workaround: 50′ extension cord
The city of Fort Collins, Colorado is investing in hybrid and battery electric vehicles. The article’s accompanying video compares the Total Cost of Ownership for a gas, hybrid and electric vehicle over a 90,000 mile lifespan. The savings are decidedly in
“Electric cars may help save the environment, but when it comes to saving money, electric trucks are where it’s at. At least, that’s the proposition from Ian Wright, one of the five original founders of Tesla and now head of
“Emissions from gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles contribute significantly to air pollution, including greenhouse gases and an other potentially harmful pollutants that can trigger respiratory ailments such as asthma, according to the resolution. “Idling for more than 10 seconds uses more