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Charging Cars
January 23, 2017

Charging Cars

Electric vehicles have developed a passionate following in California, but they have largely failed to catch on nationwide. Photo: Michael Cummo, Hearst Connecticut Media ChargePoint s new charging stations are designed to provide fast charging to today s electric cars, and tomorrow s as well, even as battery packs improve. Photo: ChargePoint Photo: ChargePoint…

Charging Station for Cars
April 8, 2017

Charging Station for Cars

You have to hand it to Chevy: they’ve done a great job of positioning their vehicles in the marketplace, especially their plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and now all-electric vehicles (EVs). Chevy is checking all the boxes and providing consumers with great products! If you’ve been thinking about going green with your car, now may be the time to take…

Recharging electric Cars
February 13, 2017

Recharging electric Cars

Plugshare s Web site shows electric car charging stations throughout the country. Screenshot by Wayne Cunningham/CNET Editor s note: This article has been edited to reflect updated information on the Nissan Leaf. One advantage of comes from the huge available infrastructure: We have electric plugs just about everywhere. There are many more electric plugs than…

Commercial electric Car charging Station
February 4, 2017

Commercial electric Car charging Station

Whatever Your Need, ChargePoint Has the Right Station for You Application All-purpose charging for your employees, customers, residents or fleets Fleet depot charging and personal charging at multi-family homes Fast charging for short dwell time parking and freeway corridor locations where drivers need to quickly recharge Ultra-fast charging on major roadways…

Electric card charging card
April 23, 2017

Electric card charging card

Sign up to get a free card. If you aren’t a member yet, sign up. Activate your card. When your card arrives by mail, just log in, go to My Account, and follow the instructions under Set Up ChargePoint card. You can also get more help with ChargePoint cards here. Download the mobile app to start charging now. This also takes less than two minutes. You can get…

Electric Car charging Station for Home
March 4, 2017

Electric Car charging Station for Home

Integrated: See all your residential, public and workplace charging with your ChargePoint account. Home works with Nest so you can track usage and save on energy costs. Connected: Updates automatically with the latest software upgrades over WiFi. Use the ChargePoint mobile app to remote start, schedule and set charging reminders. See your energy use and how many…

Electric Car Superchargers
May 3, 2017

Electric Car Superchargers

When it comes to electric vehicles becoming the norm, many people scoff at the idea of having to plug in their cars and wait around for the batteries to recharge. But Tesla CEO Elon Musk may have a solution in the form of a next-gen Supercharger capable of recharging a Tesla vehicle battery in mere seconds. Over the weekend, Musk hinted (on Twitter, of course)…

Car Plug Charger
June 5, 2017

Car Plug Charger

And all you have to do is park your vehicle on top of it. DOE The research is the first step in creating a 50KW wireless charging system that may someday allow roadways to charge vehicles while they are being driven. The DOE s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee demonstrated the new system in partnership with Toyota, Cisco Systems, Evatran and the…

240v electric Car Charger
March 7, 2017

240v electric Car Charger

A lot of people have asked me whether installing level 2 charging is worth it for their Chevy Volt, (Or any electric car for that matter) . The answer to that is a function of several things. How you use the car, and how much it costs you to install the charging equipment. This article will cover the basics, from what Level 2 charging really is, how much you…

Electric Car charging Station Massachusetts
March 10, 2017

Electric Car charging Station Massachusetts

EV Charging Station Installation Massachusetts - June 2017 Driving an electric vehicle will change the way you think about filling up your car. Instead of going to the gas station you will get most of your fill ups at home while you sleep, using your EV charging station. Think of your electric car (EV) like your cellphone. Always keep an eye on the battery…

Charging stations for electric Cars
April 9, 2017

Charging stations for electric Cars

A decision adopted today by the California Public Utilities Commission would result in the nation’s single-largest deployment of charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs). The decision builds upon a settlement agreement supported by a diverse coalition of environmentalists, automakers, labor unions, EV drivers, social equity advocates, and EV charging companies…

Electric-Car charging Companies
March 10, 2017

Electric-Car charging Companies

Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) is building 1, charging stations and helping to turn a Midwestern metropolitan area into one of the fastest-growing electric vehicle markets in the country. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption toggle caption Andrea Hsu/NPR Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) is building 1, charging stations and helping…

Car charging Cable
March 25, 2017

Car charging Cable

The one essential cable that every Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi Outlander Phev, Nissan NV200 SE Van, Toyota Prius or Vauxhall Ampera needs to enable safe and secure charging from public charge points. The Leaf, Outlander and most other Electric Cars use a standard Type 1 in car connector. The vast majority of public charge points offer a Type 2 connection. These include…

Charging points for electric Cars
May 24, 2017

Charging points for electric Cars

The UK’s network of charging points is too fragmented and expensive, writes Alan Gavurin. Photograph: Miles Willis/Getty Images/Go Ultra Low While it is good news for the environment that UK sales of electric cars are rising (Report, 7 February) this trend is unlikely to really take off while we have such a disjointed and shortsighted policy regarding electric…

Charge electric Car at Home
March 28, 2017

Charge electric Car at Home

Many EV and PHEV owners will be able to meet their daily driving range requirements by charging overnight with AC Level 1 EVSE, requiring no additional cost or installation, provided that a power outlet on a dedicated branch circuit is available near their parking location. For drivers with less regular schedules, or longer commutes, AC Level 2 charging equipment…

Charging stations electric Cars
April 24, 2017

Charging stations electric Cars

If you build it, they will come. It s an age-old adage, and in the context of electric vehicles, it doesn t refer to the cars themselves, but rather the charging stations that pump energy into their batteries. Ramteen Sioshansi, an associate professor of integrated engineering at the Ohio State University s College of Engineering, calls it a “chicken and egg…

Blink Car charging
April 30, 2017

Blink Car charging

In the city of Eugene’s public parking garages, for example, each charging unit is used an average of once every two weeks. Springfield officials want seven charging units removed from downtown because some are little used and others are broken. In 2013, the last year that data were collected for the federal government, electric vehicles throughout Oregon were…

Car charging
May 12, 2017

Car charging

A few years ago, you could venture into some beneficent municipality and find — in the public garage, or the library car lot, or right in the middle of Main Street — a couple of plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging stations. These cities, along with college and corporate campuses, were demonstrating their commitment to preserving the environment, offering…

Electric Car Chargers Map
March 7, 2017

Electric Car Chargers Map

Google Maps now features a definitive list of EV charging stations, available at the click of a mouse. The setup is really just a friendlier face for the U.S. Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory s (NREL) list of charging stations. Those 600 or so stations are compiled from contributions to the GeoEVSE forum, and comprise the master list…

Electric Car charging points Maps
May 30, 2017

Electric Car charging points Maps

Earlier in London today Apple laid out its updates to Maps in a briefing. Apple stated that they were expanding the capabilities of its Maps app in Europe to help users charge their electric vehicles or find bike rental hubs. Improving its mapping products has become a key focal point for Apple in its battle with Google. Apple introduced electric vehicle charging…

Electric Car Charger Installation
March 31, 2017

Electric Car Charger Installation

Determine which rate and meter system works for you. Your choice on EV rates affects which meter you can use. View the differences in the types of meters: Single meter: On EV-A, E-1 or E-TOUA or E-TOUB rates, there is a single meter and electrical panel for your home energy use and EV charging. Dual meter: On EV-B rates, a second meter and electric panel are…

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