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Provided Mobile Connector Power Use Questions - Standard Outlet

AlexHung

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Mar 13, 2021
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Santa Cruz, CA
I'm not debating efficiency of charging. I was referring to a slightly earlier poster who was stating that 1kwh is enough for 4 miles. It might be, if you are driving at 40mph with the AC and heater turned off.

120/8amp should be 960 watts, and 75% of that is 720w. in order to get 3.7mi out of 720wh, you gotta be getting 194wh/mi. Its probably POSSIBLE, but you are ignoring any parasitic losses and any HVAC usage, and your probably gonna have to drive 30mph.
As I mention before, I pay attention to the amount of energy added and not mi/h. I also have the ability to charge at my work place (as well as a SC just over 1 mile from home) so my home charging isn’t my main source of energy.
 
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JohnC-PA

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May 18, 2021
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250 wh/mile is sort of optimistic, and doesn't consider HVAC or at-rest losses, or charging inefficiency.
Here’s a screenshot from my Stats app. The charging is happening at 242wh/mi. As you said, the driver and conditions would dictate how efficiently the energy is used.

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