Category Archives: eVgo

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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Why Green Buildings discourage the adoption of EV’s

The Importance of Workplace Charging A key driver to EV adoption is workplace charging. Workplaces that have EV charging facilities are reported to see twenty times the usual EV adoption rate. The reason is clear, our top destination is work. … 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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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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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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NRG eVgo Fast Charger at Brentwood MAPCO now requires an RFID card

As of this morning (11/19/2014) I was prompted to tap my eVgo RFID card to start a charge at the Brentwood MAPCO station at Moores Lane. The firmware has been updated and this DC Fast Charger unit now charges for … Continue reading

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Choosing the right NRG eVgo DC Fast Charging plan in Nashville

Who are NRG? There’s a new EV Charging company coming to Nashville, NRG eVgo. NRG are a large energy company with a focus on electricity sales and distribution. They have smaller divisions that do Solar Energy and EV charging infrastructure. … Continue reading

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