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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. Volt as a barometer for public charging

    Having followed a number of threads on public charging with the Volt (and other PHEV) I have developed the notion that we have a fantastic example of...

    Started by Dutch, 3 Hours Ago 08:12 AM
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  2. SOLVED - Charging problem at public stations

    I thought I would follow up with the Volt community about charging problems I was having at public (Chargepoint) charging stations. When I first got...

    Started by ChargeitUp, 04-22-2013 10:22 PM
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    battery charge, charge cable, charge door, charging, charging at work
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  3. Screws used on Clipper Creek HCS-40

    Hi all, Short version: Does anybody know what types of screws (precise length, etc.) are used to secure the back plate of the Clipper Creek...

    Started by srs5694, 1 Week Ago 02:37 PM
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  4. Yet another promising Super Baduper Ultracapacitor

    claims of 30,000 deep recharge cycles without degradation and of course super fast charging. ...

    Started by rhodomel, 1 Week Ago 02:57 PM
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    1 Week Ago 10:07 AM Go to last post
  5. Wiring questions

    I'm considering installing the wiring for a charger at my work studio, a 70-75' run. Not yet sure as to what mil wire to get, whether to go 3 or 4...

    Started by stuart22, 2 Weeks Ago 03:48 PM
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  6. 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 03:46 AM
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    2 Weeks Ago 07:34 PM Go to last post
  7. 110 wiring help

    Are there any issues with replacing a 3 way switch setup with 15A outlets to use for L1 charging? In my garage I have an existing 3 way switches to...

    Started by loborojo, 3 Weeks Ago 12:55 AM
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    110v, charging, electrician, outlets, wiring
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  8. Level 2 charging Leaf and Volt from one 14-50 plug

    I have a 2016 Leaf and a 2017 Volt. I have a 14-50 plug fed by 6 gauge wire. I already have a Juice Box level 2 that I bought for my Leaf and now I...

    Started by DonLafferty, 4 Weeks Ago 02:03 PM
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  9. "Warcharging" and "commando" sockets

    "Warcharging" and "commando" sockets. I'd never heard these terms before this week so I'm posting this in case others were wondering. So...

    Started by Dutch, 4 Weeks Ago 01:52 PM
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  10. Weatherproof L1 & L2 Combined Receptacles

    I am thinking of installing a weatherproof box to enclose an L1 and L2 receptacle at home and at my mother-in-law's. I would like to use a 14-20 and...

    Started by BlueStar, 10-24-2016 03:22 PM
    14-20r, 14-50r, evse
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    10-31-2016 02:41 PM Go to last post
  11. C&D--"Charging Ahead: What Will It Take for Electric Vehicles to Go Mainstream?"

    From this article: What?? No subsidies?? Maybe so!

    Started by JD4JC, 10-24-2016 04:19 PM
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  12. FOB battery replacement? How often?

    The last FOB I had that looked similar is for my BMW. If I understand it, it recharges each time it is inserted. But, I am not sure how my Volt's...

    Started by KyleH, 06-07-2012 06:37 PM
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  13. Exxon: the true father of the Prius?

    Or at least was the sperm donor? :p ...

    Started by bro1999, 10-07-2016 02:07 PM
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    10-08-2016 03:30 PM Go to last post
  14. Finally updated to L2 charging at home

    Thanks to the input here on the forum, I installed the Clipper Creek LCS-20 hardwire unit in my garage this past weekend. My electrician buddy helped...

    Started by Joe67, 10-04-2016 11:53 AM
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  15. Beware of Charging Stations with Smart Meters!

    I have noticed a very BIG problem when using public charging stations, and even those stations that charges based on time rather than on per kWh....

    Started by rhodomel, 09-20-2016 12:49 PM
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    09-21-2016 11:52 PM Go to last post
  16. Using EVgo when you don't and can't have a plan

    I live in Connecticut, and there's an EVgo charging station at one location. Connecticut is not listed as a state where I can get a plan for EVgo...

    Started by ctviggen, 09-17-2016 04:51 PM
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    09-18-2016 11:15 AM Go to last post
  17. Please share pics of your hard wired L2 EVSE setup

    I am working with my electrician and have a list of items to buy to proceed with my L2 EVSE solution inside my garage. Looking for ideas on how to...

    Started by Joe67, 09-08-2016 11:36 AM
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  18. Battery separator used for cooling clothing during global warming

    Battery makers use nanoporous polyethylene as a separator in lithium-ion batteries. A team of researchers at Stanford University may now have a...

    Started by Steverino, 09-02-2016 10:29 PM
    clothing, lithium-ion separator, nanoporous polyethylene
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    09-02-2016 11:55 PM Go to last post
  19. CCS DC fast charger coverage map

    The Tesla Supercharger map with associated range circles is commonly published online, but I haven't seen a corresponding map for CCS. So I created...

    Started by Breezy, 08-14-2016 09:32 PM
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    08-25-2016 11:48 PM Go to last post
  20. EVSE dislikes inverter output

    I've become interested in solar, and decided to try charging the car using an inverter. Unfortunately, the EVSE's circuit test fails. Anyone have any...

    Started by We're Revolting, 07-28-2016 12:36 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    07-29-2016 11:21 PM Go to last post

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