Category Archives: Level 3 EV Charger

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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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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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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