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EVGo Announces Tesla Support

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That's good news. Hopefully they'll expand that nationwide soon. I assume the chargers that are equipped with the adapters will show on plugshare.
They'll show up on EVgo's website for sure and they'll be added into the Tesla navigation. Unfortunately if it's the same as their current Tesla plugs in CA, it's just a built in CHAdeMO adapter with a longer cable so it will be limited to 50 kW even as they are building new stations that support higher rates.

More details here.
EVgo will deploy more than 400 integrated Tesla connectors at existing EVgo stations, with an additional 200 connectors reserved for new stations planned for 2021 in key cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle, Denver, Dallas, Austin, Washington D.C., Salt Lake City, and Miami. EVgo first launched the integrated Tesla connectors at its locations in San Francisco and Los Angeles in December 2019, positioning itself as the first multi-standard fast charging platform to offer Tesla connectors in the U.S., and remains the only third-party fast charging network to be incorporated in the Tesla navigation system in the U.S.
 

To clarify, from the site [emphasis added]:

"EVgo welcomes Tesla drivers to fast charge at any one of our 800+ EVgo stations using your own Tesla CHAdeMO adapter, the Tesla CHAdeMO adapters installed at select Los Angeles EVgo stations, or the Tesla connectors available at select San Francisco EVgo stations."

In other words, they've got a few Tesla compatible plugs in LA and SF where you don't have to supply your own adapter. Otherwise, you can buy your own Chademo adapter, which... of course you can. :-/

If/when they greatly expand the last 2 options outside just LA and SF, then it might be a bit more relevant.
 
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Evgo announces Tesla support. Fast Charge your Tesla S/3/X/Y - EVgo

Looks like they kicked aside the Chademo for the Tesla.
No, they bolted a Tesla CHAdeMO adapter on the side of the charger and fitted a long cable to it. If you want to charge a Leaf, you unplug the CHAdeMO plug from the adapter. They put the Tesla connector holster in the spot where the CHAdeMO used to be so that people would "holster" the CHAdeMO cable in the Tesla adapter.
 
These are some example pics of the setup. The latter shows the CHAdeMO adapter inside the box w/o its cover.

Tesla has also added some Seattle area locations: Tesla - Seattle. Here's one: PlugShare - Find Electric Vehicle Charging Locations Near You.
 
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https://www.facebook.com/evgonetwork/posts/4230909943612580
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We're on a roll! Our 400th Tesla connector was installed at an EVgo fast charging station this week, making it easier than ever to fast charge your Tesla! With hundreds in the works, a Tesla connector could be coming soon to a station near you! evgo.com/tesla

I also posted a video at EVgo reportedly adding Tesla plugs to their DC fast chargers of what one of the setups looks like for those who've not seen them firsthand.
 
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So does that mean that if the EVgo station is a 100 kW station and has built-in Tesla adapters, Teslas can still only charge at 50 kW?
I believe that's just a limitation of the charger itself:

Compatible with third-party DC fast charging networks, such as Electrify America and EVgo, the CHAdeMO adapter supports charging speeds up to 50kW.

 
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