Filed under Public Chargers

A Frustrating Experience

I planned on driving to DC to pick up family from Union Station. While technically the car’s range can get me to and from DC on a single charge (it is 78 miles RT), I knew I would have a car full of people and luggage so I decided to charge when I got to … Continue reading

Manassas City Utilities Public Comments

Last week I took the opportunity to address the Manassas City Utility Commission regarding their public charging stations. Manassas has recently debuted public charging stations for EVs and PHEVs. Here’s the gist of my address. Don’t trust that data! Two years from now, the city of Manassas will review usage data on each charger. The conclusion that … Continue reading

Buying Any Car Requires Due Diligence

Buying any car requires due diligence. When making a vehicle purchase you need to think about how that vehicle fits your lifestyle, budget, and needs. There has been a lot of talk about the need for a public charging infrastructure before we can expect adoption by the early majority, a threshold many believe is needed … Continue reading

Former Gas Station Converts to New Fuel

In the Bulfinch Triangle area of downtown Boston something very cool is happening. A defunct gas station is being given new life as a parking structure equipped with smart grid enabled EVSE/charging stations for electric vehicles (EV). Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) commonly known as chargers, will supply free juice to EVs while hybrid car … Continue reading