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Hawaii - Tesla and other EV Related Resources

Discussion in 'Hawaii' started by Akikiki, Jun 23, 2013.

  1. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    #1 Akikiki, Jun 23, 2013
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    Maybe we could use a single thread to "stack" URL's web site links to various Tesla or EV Related sites?

    Let me get it started:

    Web Stuff:

    Tesla Hawaii Club - HI Owners and Enthusiasts Tesla Hawaii Club - Tesla HAWAII Club

    Teslapage.com Portal - Provides GPS based local EV Charger list

    Model S Video on the Walkthrough - www.teslamotors.com/models/walkthrough

    TeslaTap.com - Teslatap.com Tesla source of modifications and undocumented features

    Dash Clock with extras for MS Web browser - dash.time4tesla.com

    Tesla Tuner - teslatuner.com

    Tesla Screensaver - tesla.signsmart.com

    Hardware:

    TucsonEV J1772 Extension Cord works on Tesla Model S

    Tesla Accessories.com at Evannex.com

    EVSE adapters from EVSEadapters.com. http://www.EVSEadapters.com

    YouTube Video on installing front plate on MS - www.youtube.com/watch?v=MY1cGIIGVWo

    YouTube Video on Show-N-Go Manual Hidden Front License Plate - www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygh6lJbTMiQ

    Amazon Link to Manual version
    www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=show-n-go

    YouTube Video on Show-N-Go Electric Hidden Front License Plate
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQxz3dFROyg

    Amazon Link to Electric version
    www.amazon.com/Show-Go-License-Plate-Holder/dp/B001TLLZ4E/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1372028660&sr=8-2&keywords=show-n-go


    Apps:

    Visible Tesla - Grangular Info and Control of your Tesla

    Accessing your MS via Web - artspeak.quogic.com/teslalogin.html

    Tesla Trip Planner - evtripplanner.com/tracker_about.php

    Information:

    Hawaii's EV Laws - http://mauieva.org/report/hawaii_ev_laws.pdf

    UH Maui Electric Vehicle Alliance - http://maui.hawaii.edu/eva/home

    U.S. Dept of Energy Alternative Fuels Data Center - Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electricity

    TaxAlmanac's info on Internal Revenue Code Sec 30C Alternative fuel vehicle refueling property credit
    www.taxalmanac.org/index.php/Internal_Revenue_Code:Sec._30C._Alternative_fuel_vehicle_refueling_property_credit

    Hawaii EV Read Program - energy.hawaii.gov/programs/transportation-on-the-move/ev-ready-program

    Inside EV - Electric car news - http://insideevs.com

    Hawaii Energy Future Electric Vehicles - Hawaii's Energy Future - Electric Vehicle

    Charging:

    Chargepoint - www.chargepoint.com

    OpConnect - OpConnect Electric Vehicle Charging System | Welcome

    Plugshare - PlugShare - EV Charging Station Map - Find the nearest location to charge your electric car!

    Teslapage.com Portal - Provides GPS based local EV Charger list

     
  2. gmtom1

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    Thanks for the useful set of links!
     
  3. Babylonfive

    Babylonfive Power12

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    TeslaTap has quite a few of these resources on their site.

    Would you consider adding Power12?

    David
     
  4. walla2

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    Shameless but you left off http://www.teslamods.com.

    Weather, radar, tips, links, news, sticky notes, matching backgrounds, stocks, etc.
     
  5. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    you just added it with your reply. thanks
     
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    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    FYI, I received an email from David concerning the products with Power12.com He is discontinuing the sale of his primary Power12.com product. I removed www.power12.com from our list above. We wish him well, and hope he has more products in the future.
     
  8. spleen

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    #8 spleen, Jun 28, 2013
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    too bad about David's product :(

    Here's a link to HECO time of use (TOU) rates for EVs for those interested in signing up for TOU. If you have PV, I would recommend that you don't do TOU. If you don't, it may work out financially for you.

    the link to Pete's key fob cover thread: pete8314's Key Fob Cover

    the link to the online Tesla gear shop (shirts, hats, etc. etc. - though they're out of stock on a fair # of things): Shop Tesla Gear Welcome

    the link to a Tesla logo sticker on Amazon (useful for interior decor - I have mine stuck on an iPad cover, lol) (currently out of stock but it goes in and out fairly quickly): Amazon.com: Tesla Motors Racing Car Bumper Sticker Decal 4: Everything Else

    the link to the Tesla Model S page at ProClip USA (IMHO, the best cell phone mounting solution for cars - no suction cups! You need to buy 2 components - the dashboard mount and the cell phone holder): Tesla S 2014 Dashboard Mounts - ProClip USA
     
  9. nanimac

    nanimac Aloha!

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    Just found this link to a summary of Tesla Tips and Tricks...

    Geremology.com | Tesla Tips and Tricks

    spleen, thanks for the proclip tip...It's sooooo convenient and great to use ...wish I had it before!
     
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    Nice discovery on that document. And you're very welcome, ProClip is a cult into and of itself. :)
     
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    There a new app available for Hawaii EV Charging stations. See the article in the Star-Advertiser here.
     
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    hawaiikaiguy, have you found any charging stations in HK except the one by at Koko Marina Shopping Center? I am on Kamehame Drive. You?
     
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    There are no other public stations in Hawaii Kai besides the one in Koko Marina. There SHOULD be more at Costco. (I don't know how Costco has been able to get away without installing chargers at their lots ... certainly more than 100 stalls). Public charging infrastructure is very lacking in HK, despite the high number of EVs per capita.
     
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    nanimac Aloha!

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    I agree. I was there yesterday and was surprised there was only one tiny Volta stall in the area.
     
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    Unfortunately, our awesome Legislature didn't write any teeth into Act 89 to "encourage" owners/ landlords to be compliant with the law.
     
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    Yeah, that's the only one. Usually see the same few Nissan Leaf cars (gray, blue) using it. We're in the Triangle/Portlock area.

    Currently looking at office space in Koko Marina (Sofos Realty) and Hawaii Kai Exec Plaza (Commercial Asset Advisors), so I should press the property managers on Act 89 compliance...once they've agreed to terms on office of course. :) Both landlords are Kamehameha Schools. Koko Marina has 600+ parking spots by my estimates when you include the parking garage and spots by Taco Bell/Straub, and the Hawaii Kai Exec Plaza/CostCo complex has even more. So between the 2, there should be at least a dozen chargers.
     
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    I know. There isn't a charging station at Windward Mall. I sent an email today to the Energy Department to ask about this.
     
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    Oops, my understanding of Act 89 was 1 EV spot per each 100 parking spots in a lot, but after re-reading it looks like just "at least 1" EV spot for lots with at least 100 spots. So a lot with 600 stalls needs to have just 1 EV spot at a minimum. Any other interpretations?
     
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    That's probably how most property owners are interpreting the law.
     
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    That is how I interpreted it as well. Of course, if there is more demand, maybe more stalls will open up. Of course, enforcement of the law is not there and I have seen ICE cars parked in those stalls, just like others park in the handicapped stalls but don't have the stickers.

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    I thought this was interesting. With the high price of electricity in Hawaii, powering an electric car is not necessarily cheaper than ICE, based on egallon.

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    I thought that this article was interesting for those who have PV on their homes.
     

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