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Blink Introduce “Post Charging Occupancy Fees” in some markets – Effective July 20th 2015.

In an email sent out on 7/13/2015  Blink announced they will introduce, starting on July 20th 2015, “Occupancy Fees” of 8c per minute to discourage EV drivers from leaving cars parked long after a car has completed its charge. The … Continue reading

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Cracker Barrel chooses NRG/eVgo EV Quick Chargers for Texas

Despite installing a dozen Blink Networks Quick chargers in Tennessee, including its Lebanon TN flagship store, Cracker Barrel have chosen NRG Energies eVgo quick charging stations and network for four Texas Cracker Barrel locations in Dallas TX with more to … Continue reading

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To charge or not to charge?

Currently use of public charging stations is free, however that situation may change come January of 2012 with some business owners such as Cracker Barrel  proposing to levy fees for using the electric vehicle service equipment (EVSE). The internet culture … 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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Both Hendersonville McDonald’s get Electric Vehicle Chargers

Public Electric Vehicle (EV) charging comes to Hendersonville TN at last!! Both McDonald’s locations at Hendersonville have had EV chargers* installed in the last few weeks. The Indian Lake store

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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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