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PLM adds zero-emissions TRUs

Jan. 7, 2021
Trailer leasing company now offers AEM Solar Tech reefer units as alternative energy fleet solution

PLM Trailer Leasing now offers a net-zero emission refrigerated trailer as an alternative energy fleet solution.

Through a partnership with Advanced Energy Machines (AEM), the zero-emission AEM Solar Tech transportation refrigeration unit (TRU) is a complete, all-electric solution with an industry standard operating range.

“Through the PLM-AEM partnership, customers can be assured that they are getting the best technology offered today—the latest in zero-emissions refrigeration technology on the road with leasing, distributed energy site solutions, and complete services support,” said Mike Marshall, PLM’s vice president of sales.

The Solar Tech electric TRU offers best-in-class design and operation, PLM maintained, including:

  • Single and multi-temperature options
  • Full-range temperature control and performance
  • 30-plus hours of continuous use between charges
  • Fully charged in eight hours 
  • Weight-neutral compared to traditional diesel TRU
  • Safe, 40-volt DC non-arc charging

PLM is the exclusive sales and marketing company for the AEM electric TRU and a California Clean Air Off-Road Equipment (CORE) program-approved dealer offering on-site consulting for facility and refrigerated trailers leveraging alternative energy and developing programs to help fleets transition to clean energy.

Test and trial trailers in a selection of lengths and designs are available today, the company said.

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