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Ask your favorite ski resort for charging stations!!

Discussion in 'New England' started by EKnight47, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. EKnight47

    EKnight47 Member

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    I wrote a letter to Sugarbush inquiring of any existing or planned EV charging infrastructure. I got a quick and friendly response that they have neither because the only demand they ever had was my letter! Let's create some demand. A ski resort seems like an obvious place to have a bank charging stations...
     
  2. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    #3 santana338, Nov 18, 2013
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    The next New England meetup should be at a ski resort that has chargers! I just don't know what year that meetup should occur. Anyone know of ANY ski resorts that do have charging at more than level 1?

    A quick google search showed that 1 resort in Maine that has 2 chargers (that are so popular you have to reserve a timeslot online):
    mtabram.com

    I was surprised I didn't see anything else. I will definitely be looking for charging stations this ski season.
     
  4. dsmith2189

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    Just hook a tow line on the chair lift and use regen on the way down.

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    Here is a link to a news story on My Abram's EV Stations from last Jan

    Another from Windham Mountain, NY
     
  5. vfx

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    Wineries too! They have big power in the parking lo (for the grape machines) and people stay at them for a few hours.

    (sorry for the hijack!) :)
     
  6. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    There are very few New England wineries worth spending 3 hours, or even 30 minutes, visiting. ;-)
     
  7. EKnight47

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    I sent mine to a Sugarbush email address. If you ski, you probably have a "go to" resort....so we should spread the demand. Wouldn't the support of EVs make sense for any mountain resort (demand or not)?!
     
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    @ EKnight47 if you don't mind, please PM me the email address. I know this thread is old, but hoping to get more interest @ Sugarbush
     
  9. mattmass

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    Great thread!

    I've used a 14-50 at Smuggler's Notch. They were really happy to have someone use it :)
     
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    Stand by for some good news at Sugarbush!!
     
  11. Mike_Schlechter

    Mike_Schlechter Model S - P457

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    I've tried with Stratton, but to no avail. That said, I have a UMC that pulls about 24 amps in my garage up there, and am happy to share in a pinch.
     
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    Yea. I tried as well with Stratton. I've got a HPWC in my place up there pulling 40amps. If anyone needs just pm me. Haven't listed on plugshare yet
     
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    I'm trying to get Bretton Woods to add chargers at the base lodge (they have two NEMA 14-50s, but a mile away at the hotel), but having trouble finding someone empowered to get it done.
     

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