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    Snowshoe Mountain Destination Charger

    The Green Bank Observatory is open to the public and offers tours of the radio telescopes: Science Center - Green Bank Observatory IIRC, you can walk the grounds as long as you leave all of your electronics behind.
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    P85D and Winter tires -- what would you do?

    I run 21's during the summer and 19's with Sottozero's in the winter, mainly because I want more sidewall when snow has obscured the potholes and the road damage done by plowing. The other nice thing about having two wheel and tire sets is that I can just swap the wheels myself.
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    Supercharger - Charlottesville, VA

    NBC 29 coverage: Tesla Supercharger Stations Open at Shops at Stonefield
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    Supercharger - Charlottesville, VA

    It showed "Supercharging" display on the center screen and all the usual lights and sounds happened.
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    Supercharger - Charlottesville, VA

    I only tried a single stall (2A) for a couple of minutes on the way home from work. I suppose it's not really done until it shows up on the nav, but it's close.
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    Supercharger - Charlottesville, VA

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    Supercharger - Charlottesville, VA

    Yes, it was a green enclosure.
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    Supercharger - Charlottesville, VA

    There was a pretty good sized crew pulling cable into a new enclosure when I drove by this afternoon.
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    charging slow at Superchargers

    In 2.5 years, I've never seen the louvers open on my car, even when supercharging in warm weather and the fans sounding like the car's about to lift itself into the air. I'm guessing the answer is no, but is there any way to function-check them myself?
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    Supercharger - Charlottesville, VA

    I drove past the supercharger on Sunday and there was a crew with a horizontal drilling rig set up on the same street corner as the equipment pen. Maybe it's a crew to bring a power feeder over to the SpC?
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    Supercharger - Charlottesville, VA

    A "Final Building" inspection is showing as pending on the county's permitting site (screenshot attached). The scheduled date and date of inspection are listed as today, the 28th.
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    Blue Ridge Mountain Drive

    I drove the BRP in the opposite direction last month, from Waynesboro to Asheville. Taking the BRP up to US-21 or I-77 to Wytheville without stopping should be doable. On my trip south, I left from the Hotel Roanoke and had lunch at a Tesla destination charger in Blowing Rock at Canyons...
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    Supercharger - Charlottesville, VA

    At Stonefield today. No change in status, the stalls are still covered in plastic.
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    Charging at 127v?

    My personal experience says that 3mph rate might be a tad optimistic on a longer wiring run. Since you're going to be there for a few days, plug in and check on it after 12 hours to see what kind of sustained rate you're actually getting. It'll be warm, so you won't lose much, if any, power to...
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    Dominion EV charging plans

    I switched to the EV+Home plan when I got my car and my electricity bills before and after stayed the same, even with daily charging. My house is heated with gas (although the winter peak rate is only slightly above the nominal rate) and I have a Nest thermostat set up so that the AC only...

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