Dearman reveals true extent of diesel-powered transport refrigeration unit emissions


Clean cold technology company, Dearman, has released new information about the true extent of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from diesel-powered transport refrigeration units, following a study into the matter.

Research conducted by the UK-based business proved that replacing the country’s fleet of diesel-powered transport refrigeration units with zero-emission alternatives could cut NOx emissions by 73% – the same as taking around 1.9 million diesel cars off the road. 

It discovered that poorly regulated auxiliary diesel engines, which are generally installed in refrigeration systems on trucks, can emit up to six times the NOx and 29 times the particulate matter of a truck’s Euro6 propulsion engine.

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