SageBrush wrote:webeleafowners wrote:TomT wrote:As well they have every right to!
Well, unauthorized I can see, maybe, depending on where it is, illegal might be a stretch. Anyway, I wrote this from the point of view of businesses that installed the tesla destination chargers that didn't realize they were unique to Tesla electric vehicles. .
Typically **Tesla** pays for those destination chargers. The hardware for sure; I'm not sure about the installation.
I'll tell you what it will take to install a J1772 EVSE: money out of the mechant's pocket.
Yah. Its not expensive and since the power is already there for the Tesla charger one could simply have an electrician do a A/B switch type thing so the power source could be shared. Not an electrician though so don't know the code ramifications of this. Seems doable though. Even if they went with an exterior clipper creek or something I suspect throwing a thousand bucks at the problem would solve it. Having said that for small business that can be a lot, especially since they probably already laid out at least some money for the installation of the Tesla station. I don't think it is a common occurrence but have run into it a few times. Meh.