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Definition: Truck Stop Electrification
Truck stop electrification systems allow truck drivers to power necessary systems in their vehicles such as heating, air-conditioning, other appliances without disturbing engine. As per estimates there are about 5000 electrification stops only in United States of America.
Single System- An off-board system present on top the truck is responsible for providing internet, air-conditioning, heating and other such requirements. This system can be controlled from within the truck using a touch screen provided during installation.
Dual-System – It requires equipments at both onboard and offboard. It facilitates truck drivers to plug in at truck shops.
In both the cases fees is charge on per hour basis by a private maintaining company.