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Skilled to Work: FAME Program Expanding

ZeroRPM is highlighted by WAAY ABC 31 News in a story about the expanding FAME program coming to Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, AL.

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Powering on: Zero RPM to receive prestigious state innovation award

Five years ago, a new company emerged in Cullman with a unique technological system to power a vehicle without activating the engine. Next month, the company — Zero RPM — will be one of three in the state to receive an Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Innovation Awards. The awards celebration will take place Aug. 23 at the Alabama Theater in Birmingham. “That was truly a community effort, when Zero RPM needed a place to get started and was welcome at Wallace State Community College,” said Dale Greer, director of the Cullman Economic Development Agency. “This a great honor recognizing the innovation and importance of the work they do. Only a few companies in the entire state are recognized.”   At the time Zero RPM was getting started at Wallace State, the operation became part of a statewide announcement and drew former Gov. Robert Bentley and other state officials to the campus for the eve......
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ZeroRPM’s Idle Mitigation Systems Prevents More Than 500,000 lbs. Of Pollutants From Being Emitted During The Quarter

Cullman, AL--(BUSINESS WIRE)— March 31, 2017—Zero RPM Inc., a leading provider of patented vehicle idle mitigation systems, announced today that through its partners and customers, the Idle Mitigation System (IMS) prevented a record 589,000 lbs. of pollutants from being emitted by eliminating over 30,000 idling hours at the worksite during the past 90 days, as tracked by the IMS management tool, Intellimetrics® and based on data supported by the Department of Energy. Lance Self, CEO of ZeroRPM, stated, “Idle mitigation at the worksite is a great way for commercial and emergency vehicles to contribute to America’s Energy Independence initiative to promote clean air, while reducing fuel costs, excessive engine wear, worksite noise and providing operators with cab comfort without running the vehicle’s engine.” ZeroRPM Idle Mitigation System products are versatile enough to be integrated into a broad range of applications and on light to heavy duty chassis for utility, telecom, ambulance, fire, armore......
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Electric idle makes work trucks more efficient, clean

Electric idle makes work trucks more efficient, clean    Alabama Power employee Kevin Sanderson is pictured next to a company vehicle. With this new technology, Alabama Power becomes the first electric utility in the nation to use this feature which will simultaneously reduce engine emissions and fuel usage on bucket trucks and customer service vehicles. Fleet owners are revved up over a Cullman company’s technology that makes it cleaner and cheaper when trucks operate in idle mode. Alabama Power is the first electric utility in the nation to roll out a new technology on bucket trucks and customer service vehicles that simultaneously reduce engine emissions and fuel usage. The new technology is manufactured by Zero RPM in Cullman. Alabama Power has installed the Zero RPM system that electrifies a truck’s functions – saving hours of unnecessary idle time each day.  The system works by automatically shutting off the engine when the truck is parked.  This idle mitigation system will also automatically start the tru......
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How Standing Idle is Setting You Back

Pop quiz: Which uses more fuel and produces more emissions – letting a passenger car idle for 15 seconds or turning off a car and restarting it after 15 seconds? If you answered that restarting the car uses more fuel, you would not be alone. Most people believe that starting is the less efficient option. But that’s not the case, according to research conducted by Argonne National Laboratory. Results of their experiment revealed that just 10 seconds of passenger car idling time actually uses more fuel than stopping and restarting the engine. All of the fuel used during engine idling adds up to a real bottom-line impact. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that Americans waste about 6 billion gallons of gas every year. How many of those gallons are a result of vehicles in your fleet needlessly idling, and how much is it impacting your fuel expense costs? The good new......
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ICUEE Sept. 29 - Oct. 1

Come see ZeroRPM Products & Services at the ICUEE Show. ICUEE attracts utility professionals and construction contractors involved in the electric, telecom, water/wastewater and gas industries.


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The Green Truck Summit March 3-4, 2015

Come See ZeroRPM @ The Green Truck Summit March 3-4, 2015 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. 

The Green Truck Summit is an alternative fuel-neutral conference featuring technical experts, government officials, industry leaders and experienced fleet managers.

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The Work Truck Show March 4-6, 2015

Come See ZeroRPM @ The Work Truck Show March 4-6, 2015 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. 

Fuel-Neutral and Balanced Perspectives, Results and Insights on Fleet Deployment of Green Technology, New Developments in Alternative Fuel, and more.

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EUFMC May 31 - June 3

Come see us at EUFMC May 31 - June 3, Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center, Williamsburg, West Virginia.

The Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) is an educational conference for fleet representatives from investor-owned electric utilities, electric cooperatives and electrical contractors.

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NAFA April 14-17, 2015

Come see us at NAFA April 14-17, 2015 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL

Programs that address the critical issues facing Fleet Managers today and in the future including cost-savings, safety, technology and professional development.

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