Category Archives: Level 3 EV Charger

Can the Electrify America network be relied upon?

The short answer is no. For the long answer read on… I decided to take a trip to the nearest Electrify America charging site to train myself in the use of these stations before I really need one and also … Continue reading

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Twisted CHAdeMO charging session

I tested my CHAdeMO adapter at Newton Nissan of Gallatin TN. Due to the charging station configuration the CHAdeMO cable put a half twist into the Tesla CHAdeMO adapter pigtail. The adapter returned to normal after the session was complete, … Continue reading

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Rapid charging space blocked overnight by EV driver.

It’s bad enough when an EV charging space is blocked by an SUV, that’s inconsiderate at best. What’s worse? When an EV driver parks his/her EV in a rapid charging space and leaves it overnight. As you can see in … Continue reading

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Nissan HQ Upgrade more Rapid Charging Stations

Nissan recently upgraded two of their rapid charging stations located in their employee parking lot. The majority of DC Fast Charge stations now sport the new style push on / pull off connectors which are much easier to use than … Continue reading

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Charging Infrastructure Maintenance, even Nissan Struggles

Keeping EV Charging equipment operational takes time, money and effort. Many of the charging stations are five years old now and showing signs of wear. Companies that are based solely on EV revenues struggle to keep up. Blink (Car Charging … Continue reading

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Waze and LEAF Spy Pro – Say goodbye to Range Anxiety, gain Range Awareness

If you own or drive a LEAF you’ll want to take advantage of two smart phone apps. LEAF Spy Pro and Waze. The combination of these two apps will turn your range anxiety into a solid range awareness. You will … Continue reading

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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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