Category Archives: CHAdeMO

Tennessee Rapid Charger Reliability

The numbers are in. Tesla takes the crown as the most reliable rapid charging network in Tennessee. The 3 “supercharger” locations in Tennessee are all less than 1 year old, so the equipment is brand new which partially explains the … Continue reading

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Mapco NRG eVgo Rapid Chargers activate instantly, but parking spaces often blocked during busy periods

NRG eVgo Rapid Chargers in the Nashville Tennessee area are very reliable and activate instantly using an RFID card and thankfully don’t rely on finicky touch screens. Other charging networks such as Blink also use RFID cards, but the activation … Continue reading

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Forgot to Plug-In tonight – No big deal

I forgot to plug my car in when I got home this evening. No big deal, the car emails me when I forget. Went out and plugged it in at 8pm, in plenty of time for tomorrow’s commute. How much … Continue reading

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Padlock removed from DC Fast Charger at Newton Nissan

Common sense has prevailed and Newton Nissan have reversed their earlier decision to padlock their DC Fast Charge unit. I noticed this on Memorial Day weekend and asked the staff inside if the padlock was gone for good. They confirmed … Continue reading

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NRG eVgo partner with Plugshare to report real-time charging station status

    There is nothing worse than driving up to a EV charging station to find out it is out of service. ┬áTo combat this NRG eVgo and Plugshare have partnered to make sure up-to-date status is available to drivers … Continue reading

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Nashville Airport installs reasonably priced EV Charging including a Rapid Charger

The Nashville International Airport (BNA) is installing several EV charging stations in their short term parking lot. They are housed underneath a solar canopy on the top deck. Two 240v Level 2 charging stations and one Eaton CHAdeMO DC Fast … Continue reading

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Cheeky Tesla Driver prompts Newton Nissan to padlock their DC Quick Charge Unit

Update: 2015-05-23. DC Fast Charger no longer padlocked. I visited Newton Nissan for a quick charge and was glad the parking space was open on a busy Saturday afternoon. I was greeted however with a padlock on the quick charge … Continue reading

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