Monthly Archives: May 2015

US Navy establishes policy prohibiting workplace charging

One thinks of California as a very progressive state that has wide acceptance of electric vehicles. The Naval Base at Ventura County California has established a policy of prohibiting employees from charging their electric vehicles while at the base. On … 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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