ThermoLite® Solar Panel Benefits
From Powering your APU to extending the battery life of your vehicle, ThermoLite® Solar Panels provide the power you need
Thermo King's ThermoLite® solar panels are the ideal solution for your solar needs. Use the Power Solutions configurator to find the best solution for your business application.
Increase APU Efficiency with Solar Panels
Decrease APU Runtime by up to 30%
Solar panels allow the APU to have healthier batteries, minimizing the engine runtime necessary and ultimately driving down fuel and maintenance expense for an outstanding ROI. ThermoLite solar panels help lower operational costs by reducing diesel APU run time by 20-30%, extending battery life to five+ years, and helping match APU and tractor preventive maintenance.
Support for tractors and electric APUs
Reduce costly downtime and support sustainability plans with a ThermoLite solar charging system. Solar power offers a host of benefits for tractors with an APU or utilizing electric APUs. Solar improves the overall health of tractor and APU batteries, increasing electric component runtime and reducing the reliance on tractor charging and idling, saving fuel and maintenance expense.
Claim your solar tax credit
Recent legislation has extended the 30% solar investment tax credit (ITC). Claim it now for an even greater return on your investment. Download the flyer to learn more.
ThermoLite Solar Charging System
Thermo King solar charging systems are designed to be a clean and efficient way to keep your battery charged and prevent costly road calls. Our patent-pending, automotive rated charge controller is accurately sized for your TRU which avoids overcharging or excess damage to your battery. Using solar power within your fleet can double the life of your battery. Tested under the harshest conditions including hurricane, hail and freezing temperatures – this panel is designed to last. Contact your local dealer to try a Thermo King solar charging system today.
Tired of failed liftgates? Dead liftgates lower your efficiency and raise your blood pressure. ThermoLite® solar panels power your liftgates with sunshine, a free, zero-emission electricity source that can brighten your bottom line.
Get the power to rest easy. What keeps you up? With solar power, ThermoLite solar panels help lower operational costs by reducing fuel burn, extending battery life, and providing a multitude of other equipment benefits. Let solar give you the power to rest easy… because tomorrow just might be another long haul.
Jumpstart their future, not their school bus. Getting students to and from school safely every day is important for their education and their future. That’s why your buses are equipped with security systems, you replace batteries annually, and jump-start units monthly. There’s a better way to ensure your students get to class on time - one that reduces costly downtime supports sustainability plans and is easier on your maintenance crew and your budget.
Some delays you can’t control; others you can. There’s no way to control the traffic jams, closed roads and bad weather that might delay your delivery, but you can help ensure the optimal operation of your delivery van. ThermoLite Solar Panels use the latest technology to produce abundant power to greatly extend battery life, prevent costly jump starts and help reduce the cost of replacement batteries, fuel consumption, and delivery delays.
Reduce the need for jumpstarts and battery replacements for your Off Road Heavy Duty Equipment by utilizing ThermoLite solar panels. ThermoLite solar panels are the ideal solution for large and small construction, farm equipment, power rentals, and site works. Contact your local Thermo King dealer to find the right solar solution for your business.
An under-par score is impressive; an under-par golf cart isn’t. Don’t let an underperforming golf cart leave you stuck in a sand trap. ThermoLite Solar Panels can help improve the operation of your utility vehicle, increasing its daily range and greatly extending battery life. Less time needed for charging means you’ll have more time to work on perfecting that golf swing.
The first and only auxiliary power unit on the market to come with telematics as standard, the newest Thermo King TriPac APU automates fuel usage and locations for you.