PlutoISaPlanet
Posts: 53
Joined: Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:45 am
Delivery Date: 05 Feb 2013
Leaf Number: 400750
Location: San Diego

Re: San Diego - Current List of Public Charging Stations

Sat Oct 18, 2014 1:53 pm

I saw signs on the 15 that the Miramar transit station is now open. Anyone been by to scout for chargers?
Considering they put 5 in along with 2 supers at the Escondido transit center and a few at the Sabre Springs parking structure I'd imagine they have plans for this one.
2013 Silver "S" + Quick Charge Package

downforceusa
Posts: 15
Joined: Mon Apr 02, 2012 4:21 pm
Delivery Date: 02 Apr 2011

Re: San Diego - Current List of Public Charging Stations

Sat Jun 27, 2015 8:07 pm

is it ok to charge at the dealership ? 240 volt.. do you need to ask or just plug in ? anywhere else is free in san diego ?

User avatar
davewill
Posts: 4727
Joined: Thu Mar 17, 2011 6:04 pm
Location: San Diego, CA, US

Re: San Diego - Current List of Public Charging Stations

Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:15 am

downforceusa wrote:is it ok to charge at the dealership ? 240 volt.. do you need to ask or just plug in ? anywhere else is free in san diego ?
Always ask. If you've never been there or you are relying on the charge, best to call ahead. In general, never just plug in. I would modify that for a dealership where you know their policies or for charging equipment that takes a payment card, (I figure the fact that it takes the card implies permission) although it never hurts to ask even in those situations.

Some workplace charging is free, like at Qualcomm (if you're a visitor or employee there), but in general plan on having Blink and EVGo cards at least.
2014 Rav4 EV, Blizzard Pearl White
2011 LEAF SL w/QC, Blue Ocean, returned at end of lease

User avatar
drees
Moderator
Posts: 6144
Joined: Fri Apr 23, 2010 3:51 pm
Location: San Diego

Re: San Diego - Current List of Public Charging Stations

Thu Oct 01, 2015 12:05 am

So it looks like Santa Ysabel is back online - I drove by over the weekend and saw the stations were on after having been off for a couple months, though Plugshare's last report says the QC didn't work and appeared to have been vandalized.

I know that it was taken offline because of high demand charges. Anyone know the back story here?

Also, Best Western Escondido also appears to finally be back online as well... Very curious!
'11 LEAF SL delivered Jun '11 - 3.24 kW Enphase Solar PV
Mar '17: 59k 40.6Ah 175/144 GID
2 months too late.
9th 8/12/16 43.3Ah 186/152 GID, 10th: 10/23/15 @ 47.4Ah 203/167 GID, 11th: 11/11/14 51.6Ah 220/181 GID, 12th: 9/23/13 55.3Ah 228/194 GID

User avatar
Randy
Moderator
Posts: 2021
Joined: Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:29 pm
Delivery Date: 04 Jan 2011
Leaf Number: 0191
Location: San Diego, CA

Re: San Diego - Current List of Public Charging Stations

Thu Oct 01, 2015 10:21 am

Sent you a PM...

Santa Ysabel is indeed back on and in-service....

KMG365
Posts: 72
Joined: Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:44 pm
Delivery Date: 02 Dec 2011
Leaf Number: 9312
Location: San Diego, CA

Re: San Diego - Current List of Public Charging Stations

Thu Dec 24, 2015 10:56 pm

Randy wrote:Sent you a PM...

Santa Ysabel is indeed back on and in-service....

Looks like you can start the DCFC with the mobile app (if you have service), but the screen(s) are out and there is no contract with the host to pay for servicing. :-/

" Thomas K. (Blink Network, A Car Charging Company)

Dec 24, 2:44 PM
Hello Jamie,

It has come to our attention that the Blink EV charging station located at MJ - Santa Ysabel are in need of service. However, in the absence of an established service and maintenance plan for such station with the host, we are unable to schedule the necessary service. Due to the end of the EV Project and in the interest of safety, customer service, and to avoid incurring any unnecessary fees on services being performed, it is imperative that we establish an appropriate service program with the owners of the units.

As you may already be aware, in October of 2013 Blink underwent a historic transition from parent company ECOtality to Car Charging Group. Since the acquisition we have been striving to improve not only customer relations and reliability, but to also transform the EV community for the better.

If you have any more questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our Blink support line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at (888) 998-2546 or at support@blinknetwork.com."

User avatar
drees
Moderator
Posts: 6144
Joined: Fri Apr 23, 2010 3:51 pm
Location: San Diego

Re: San Diego - Current List of Public Charging Stations

Tue Feb 16, 2016 8:43 pm

I wonder if this EVgo program of "free installation and energy" would eliminate the issues seen at Santa Ysabel.

EVgo Offers Free Fast Charging Station At Your Business

It really is a nice spot to stop and pick up some pies and coffee.
'11 LEAF SL delivered Jun '11 - 3.24 kW Enphase Solar PV
Mar '17: 59k 40.6Ah 175/144 GID
2 months too late.
9th 8/12/16 43.3Ah 186/152 GID, 10th: 10/23/15 @ 47.4Ah 203/167 GID, 11th: 11/11/14 51.6Ah 220/181 GID, 12th: 9/23/13 55.3Ah 228/194 GID

User avatar
Randy
Moderator
Posts: 2021
Joined: Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:29 pm
Delivery Date: 04 Jan 2011
Leaf Number: 0191
Location: San Diego, CA

Re: San Diego - Current List of Public Charging Stations

Wed Feb 17, 2016 9:29 am

Since the CPUC settlement a few years ago, eVgo has always been willing to site DC Fast charging stations for free to the site host. That's how we have the ones installed here in San Diego, and eVgo has goals per the settlement to get these units installed.

But they spend a lot of time choosing the locations, with lots of criteria.

Having said that, I don't believe a station in Santa Ysabel that far away from the bulk of local EV travel would be of interest to them. There just isn't enough traffic for it to pencil out...

Return to “Pacific USA”