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Many Superchargers now Time of Use in California


Sep 14, 2019
Rocklin, CA
Charging rate structures continue to evolve in CA. Many supercharging stations here are now Time of Use (TOU). Different spread of times and rates, mostly in metropolitan areas. Great way to help balance load on the grid and bottom line for Tesla with demand fees.

It's not simply the "save 50% on your charging fees before 10 a.m. and after 7 p.m." that many likely received in their Tesla app inbox. For example, some locations have different hours such as in Oxnard where peak pricing is 4-9pm when cost is double other hours.

Also noted some other interesting changes. Next door here in Roseville, the 20 stall station across from the Galleria - charging fees are $0.22/kWh fixed but at the 7 stall station across the street on the Galleria lot itself it is $0.35/kwh.
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Jan 6, 2021
Bloomington, IN
I was surprised to see the Supercharger near me charge per minute instead of per kwh. This is not a busy station at all, in fact, it's kinda rare to see more than 1 car there at a time.

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