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Model 3 Charging station

Our company is installing a few car charging points.

Would this be suitable for charging Model 3's?

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Tia
Darren
 
Yes you can use the type 2 socket, but you'd need to use your own cable. The Model 3 comes with one, although there have been reports that the stock is low so you might not get a cable when you collect the car, but they will post it out to you when the stock arrives at the service centre.
 

LukeT

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Apr 9, 2019
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Also your charge point will presumably last beyond the current fleet of cars, and we don't know what's coming. So at no extra cost a bit of extra power might prove worth having.

Current Model S will show up to 17-18kw on the screen from a 3 phase charger although I think its specced at 16kw so that might just be reading a bit over.
 
Are you getting free or subsidised charging?

I looked at the Rolec ::EV Charge Online:: website and not very impressed at lack of info for a local charge point without having to sign up. Had to look on plugshare for pricing info and it was 30p/kWh and you needed £5 minimum topup whatever that means. Personally I am not interested in companies that require a credit on account on off chance that I may need it some point in future - plenty of alternatives. As my wife said, why pay to charge at work when you can charge cheaper and more conveniently at home (there is irony in that statement) - there will be exceptions.
 

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