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Transportation solar panels solve parasitic drains and extend battery life

February 28, 2024


Carriers have faced a range of industry and economic challenges over the past couple of years, forcing many fleets to operate on razor-thin margins. For these companies, the unforeseen maintenance costs and downtime accompanying dead truck batteries could be enough to jeopardize their profitability.

The Threat of Parasitic Drain

To safeguard their companies against this risk, fleet leaders should be aware of the parasitic draw or the energy that drains from a truck battery when not in use. This is often the culprit behind dead truck batteries, especially during the colder months or after long periods of idling.

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