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Charging in Western Mass

Discussion in 'New England' started by hcsharp, Jun 15, 2014.

  1. hcsharp

    hcsharp Active Member

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    I'm traveling tomorrow (Mon June 16, 2014) with my daughter to Great Barrington, MA and it looks like a charging wasteland out there. Anybody know of anything that might help us get home? It's about 190 mi to our destination one way. I won't plug in at 30A - we're not staying overnight. Hoping to find 70 - 80A... If anybody knows of anything that's not on PlugShare, let us know!
     
  2. tes-s

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    Have you considered supercharger in Albany? Coming from VT, that detour and charge could be faster than an 80A along your route.
     
  3. mitch672

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    Henry drives a Roadster, SuperCharger not helpful.
    When I drove my Model S to Six Flags last year, all I could find is 30A EVSEs, ended up going round trip without charging, 106 miles each way.
     
  4. Mike_Schlechter

    Mike_Schlechter Model S - P457

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    Depending when you need to cut off of 91, there are lots of options in Northampton. The fire station has a 1772, and is across the street from an all you can eat Chinese place.
     
  5. bhuwan

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    Surely Jim must know someone.
     
  6. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    Plugshare is showing chargers in Lenox and Lee. Northampton also has several chargers near hotels and restaurants.
     
  7. hcsharp

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    Nothing greater than 30A at all those places. That would be OK at our destination (Kellogg Conservation Ctr on the AT, 7mi SW of Great Barrington) where I wouldn't have to wait. Currently charging at 48A (NEMA 14-60) at the Northampton KOA. Catching up on TMC while we wait. 100 mi here which is 2hrs in a Roadster will get us to our destination and back to here. Then a couple more hrs should easily get me home. Thanks to everyone for suggestions.
     
  8. bhuwan

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    Add to plugshare!!!
     

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