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Discuss all issues related to lithium-ion batteries and any other advanced technology batteries for automobiles, charging equipment, EVSEs , and general charging infrastructure.

  1. Israeli startup has a battery that can charge an electric car in 5 minutes

    Israeli startup has a battery that can charge an electric car in 5 minutes ...

    Started by Tom17, 1 Week Ago 12:52 PM
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  2. Non-Working SPX Voltec L2 EVSE for sale

    I've got an SPX (Bosch) Voltec L2 EVSE that died on me last month, its about 3 years old. Checked the fuses and they look fine, no burns on the...

    Started by video-Joe, 2 Weeks Ago 07:02 PM
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  3. Poll Poll: POLL: Did you convert your OEM EVSE to do L1 / L2 charging?

    I wanted to have a single post that covers options to modify the stock OEM EVSE for Level 2 charging. There seems to be a few separate threads about...

    Started by Chris TX, 03-05-2016 02:46 AM
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    1 Week Ago 08:49 AM Go to last post
  4. Is there a combo DCFC charger to regular J1772 adapter?

    So, we went to Ikea today in Toronto - they have a bank of EV chargers with everything from CHAdeMO, to Combo J1772/DCFC plugs, to regular old J1772...

    Started by PrivatePilot, 2 Weeks Ago 11:20 PM
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    2 Weeks Ago 10:39 PM Go to last post
  5. Dead Chargepoint CT500 - repair? replace?

    Hello everyone, long time no post. My Chargepoint CT500 (aka Siemens 8M1111) EVSE worked flawlessly for over 5 years but it gave up the ghost the...

    Started by VinTC, 02-18-2017 03:32 PM
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    2 Weeks Ago 08:09 PM Go to last post
  6. Slow charging (120V) will kill your battery faster...

    Assuming active cooling (non-Nissan Leaf), our battery packs will retain more capacity if charged more quickly. In fact, capacity loss is directly...

    Started by SSonnentag, 3 Weeks Ago 04:03 PM
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    3 Weeks Ago 08:19 AM Go to last post
  7. $5500 rebate for energy storage in CA.

    Hi, I just received a postcard promoting a $5500 rebate from the state for the purchase of a battery for energy storage. I have solar panels on the...

    Started by Darren Donovan, 4 Weeks Ago 03:01 PM
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  8. Non-Tesla EVs may soon get Supercharger access?

    https://cleantechnica.com/2015/09/27/some-non-tesla-evs-may-finally-get-tesla-supercharger-access/ Elon is quoted as saying, "“We are actually in...

    Started by bro1999, 09-28-2015 10:31 AM
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    4 Weeks Ago 01:11 PM Go to last post
  9. Economical DCFC Stations

    I've been trying to wrap my head around some of the economics of building out DCFC stations. Something I learned recently is that the Tesla...

    Started by Ladogaboy, 04-16-2017 12:30 PM
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  10. Fossil fuels should fear this battery visionary

    From the Houston Chronicle, 4/9/2017 Please see:: Fossil fuels should fear this battery visionary

    Started by Norm51, 04-09-2017 07:53 AM
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    04-10-2017 01:04 PM Go to last post
  11. Best 220v option - split from range plug, or dryer plug?

    I have 2 distinct options given the proximity of both my range plug (which is directly backing onto my garage, so basically I'd only have to drill a...

    Started by PrivatePilot, 04-01-2017 10:22 PM
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    04-02-2017 09:24 PM Go to last post
  12. Solid State Battery

    From the co-inventer of the Li-Ion battery... https://news.utexas.edu/2017/02/28/goodenough-introduces-new-battery-technology Has some...

    Started by Dakster, 03-03-2017 06:52 PM
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    04-01-2017 08:05 PM Go to last post
  13. Charging your VOLT for long battery life

    Anyone have any information on charging the VOLT for long battery life? I have the 120v charger and the 240v charger - I've been using the...

    Started by Solar EV, 08-12-2011 12:48 PM
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    03-30-2017 06:41 PM Go to last post
  14. 2012 Volt using 2013-2017 Level 1 charger question

    I was wondering what the charging rate will be if I use a 2013-2017 L1 charger (evse) on a 2012 volt. The 2011-2012 has the button on the charger...

    Started by silvervolt2012, 03-28-2017 02:46 PM
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    03-29-2017 07:14 AM Go to last post
  15. Interesting solar EVSE

    Has anyone seen one? https://www.smartflower.com/en/smartflower_pope

    Started by llninja, 03-23-2017 10:58 AM
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    03-23-2017 08:03 PM Go to last post
  16. Cheaper to charge at home than at charging stations.

    Like what I've been saying for a very long time. Charging at public charging stations won't be free forever, and when it's no longer free, as many...

    Started by rhodomel, 03-09-2017 10:36 AM
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    03-18-2017 01:13 PM Go to last post
  17. Thumbs up Finished up my LV2 Clipper Creek HCS-60 Install

    So wanted to better support charging up our 2016 Volt vs running extension cords off a shared 20-A outlet in our carport. Decided I wanted to...

    Started by d-caf, 03-05-2017 03:48 PM
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    03-05-2017 08:16 PM Go to last post
  18. Hackers MAY FORCE ALL EVs to be EREV!

    How many of you believe that professional Hackers and other world events occurring today will cause MOST all electric vehicles to go back to the GM...

    Started by 1LeeMartin1, 02-18-2017 06:22 PM
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    02-19-2017 08:42 PM Go to last post
  19. Nova: Search for the super battery

    This very interesting documentary on where we're at in battery technology was shown on my local PBS station last night. If you haven't seen it, I...

    Started by !arry4pyro, 02-02-2017 11:21 AM
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    nova, perfect battery, tv show
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    02-17-2017 05:13 PM Go to last post
  20. EV Charging Locations coming to Apple Maps in IOS 3.1

    IOS 10.3 Beta 1 shows EV charging locations. This is a nice addition to Apple CarPlay functionality.

    Started by SSonnentag, 02-06-2017 02:16 PM
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    02-06-2017 07:01 PM Go to last post

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