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Daaang blink why you so expensive

Discussion in 'Model X: Battery & Charging' started by Gregkeys, Dec 12, 2016.

  1. Gregkeys

    Gregkeys Member

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    Just tried charging on blink as an experiment to see how it worked and what it costs.

    $4 for about 15 miles, why would anyone ever use that a 2nd time other than for an emergency?
     
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  2. jsmay311

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    DCFC's aren't cheap to buy and install. They gotta charge substantially more than the cost of the electricity to have any hope of turning a profit.

    Blink - Driving Electric

    Looks like the "guest" rate is $0.69/kWh in CA, $0.59/kWh in OR and WA, and a flat price of $15/session in all other states.
     

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