DougWantsALeaf
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Re: Electrify America Network

Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:28 am

They have significantly picked up their game in terms of repair cycle.
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Re: Electrify America Network

Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:33 am

DougWantsALeaf wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:28 am
They have significantly picked up their game in terms of repair cycle.
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For a network that is brand new ?
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Re: Electrify America Network

Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:05 am

Bathtub curve.
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DougWantsALeaf
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Re: Electrify America Network

Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:09 am

For the Midwest, they are still the fastest Chademo around. The EVGo chargers I used this past weekend were only 35-36kW. Painfully slow compared to the 55-75 EA offers (when starting at a low SOC).
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danrjones
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Re: Electrify America Network

Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:33 am

Does the regular 2018 leaf max out at exactly 50? I thought I read somewhere on here people have hit slightly faster than that?
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Re: Electrify America Network

Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:14 am

danrjones wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:33 am
Does the regular 2018 leaf max out at exactly 50? I thought I read somewhere on here people have hit slightly faster than that?
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If I am not mistaken the 40 kWh LEAFs peak at 150 Amps and the 62 kWh LEAFs peak at 200 Amps
Presuming peak Amps continues up to ~ 360 Volts, that translates to 0.360*150 = 54 kW Max for the 40 kWh model and 0.36*200 = 72 kW Max in the 62 kWh model
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Re: Electrify America Network

Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:55 pm

GetOffYourGas wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:50 am
Less than 3 months left in the year. Will they meet their Cycle 1 (through June 30, 2019) commitment by then? Will they start installing Cycle 2 locations, as promised? It's not looking good. Although they have made significant progress.

The delay in opening California sites as the utilities have switched their crews to tree and brush removal to avoid yet another massively damaging fire season has really slowed things down, but that's not on EA. The pause for about two weeks while EA set about repairing sites (and presumably figuring out what was causing most of the problems) also set things back. A few months ago I thought they'd hit 380-400 open by the end of the year, but that seems unlikely now, and depending on how the weather goes 340-360 seems more likely, although if you look at the "Coming Soon" sites on the map, the vast majority of them are in California now. So, maybe all the sites here which are essentially complete except for transformers and final inspections can be completed fairly quickly, once the utility crews are off tree-trimming and associated routine maintenance duty.
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Re: Electrify America Network

Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:46 pm

Similar to Iowa, Minnesota is building a set of fast chargers.

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Re: Electrify America Network

Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:28 am

Looks like we have another defector in Volta who announced 150 QCs nationwide all CCS only. I guess not all that significant as 150 stations is barely a drop in the bucket. They will be free exchanging ad time for fees.

I think its a rather stupid move since Chademo EVs still have more than a 4 to 1 advantage over CCS so even if they stopped building them today, they will still be around in great numbers for years.
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Re: Electrify America Network

Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:56 pm

DaveinOlyWA wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:28 am
Looks like we have another defector in Volta who announced 150 QCs nationwide all CCS only. I guess not all that significant as 150 stations is barely a drop in the bucket. They will be free exchanging ad time for fees.

I think its a rather stupid move since Chademo EVs still have more than a 4 to 1 advantage over CCS so even if they stopped building them today, they will still be around in great numbers for years.

But CHAdeMO-equipped cars that are really suitable for road trips make up a much smaller %, and that % is shrinking quickly. While people who have 24/30kWh LEAFs may use QCs, that's essentially making a virtue out of a necessity by trying to use the car for something it's ill-suited, and even 40kWh LEAFs are essentially local/intra-regional cars.
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