Tag Archives: Nashville

Nissan of Rivergate gets Second TN Dealer DC Quick Charge

A very welcome addition to the Dealer DC Quick Charge network in Tennessee is Nissan of Rivergate north of Nashville. The dealership is found close to the intersection of I-65 and TN-386, two very busy roads in this area on … Continue reading

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Free Period for Quick EV charging comes to a close

For sometime now charges have been levied for public 240v charging. The much faster 400v DC quick charging has remained free. Until now that is. Here is a copy of an email I received today Blink announced they are introducing … Continue reading

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All Electric Garage

This weekend the White family went all electric. No we haven’t lost our minds, Karen’s Altima is in the shop and was retained over the weekend. We were offered and took a loaner vehicle. A LEAF of course :-) The … Continue reading

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Charge time from empty – 3 3/4 hours

It is often quoted by the press and Nissan themselves that a Nissan LEAF can take up to 7 hours to charge from empty using a 240v power source. As I’ve used the vehicle I have come to the conclusion … Continue reading

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National Plug In Day – Middle Tennessee

I visited two locations in Middle Tennessee to celebrate  the first electric vehicle (EV) National Plug-In Day. First I went to McDonald’s in Hendersonville TN and then drove onto Schneider Electric in Nashville TN. I got a successful charge at … Continue reading

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Charge at Holiday Inn Vanderbilt sucessful – eventually

On Thursday the 13th  I left home after an earlier trip to Green Hills. (We had eaten at Zoe’s in Green Hills and were given number 13 while we waited on our food). The LEAF’s charge level was too low … Continue reading

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1st Middle Tennessee LEAF Meetup a success!!

The turn out at the 1st Middle Tennessee LEAF meetup at Nissan US manufacturing and logistics facility at Smyrna TN  was a resounding success!! I counted 9 LEAF’s, most of which quickly hooked up to the Blink Level 2 solar … Continue reading

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Public Car Chargers Thin on the Ground in Nashville TN

Blink Operations center have sent me my Blink membership card and access to their nationwide network. That was quick, the charger was only was installed two days ago. I thought I’d look to see how many charging stations are available … Continue reading

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