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Supercharger in Fremont Now Open

Discussion in 'California' started by ChriZ, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. ChriZ

    ChriZ Member

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    This was unexpected and great news! I wonder how many folks will stop by to fill up before going home on their daily commute. Open 24hrs too!

    Fremont | Tesla Motors

    FREMONT

    45500 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
    24 hrs/day
    Charging Stalls – 4


    DIRECTIONS

    From Fremont Blvd


    • Right onto Industrial Dr
    • Immediate right on Kato Rd
    • Follow Kato Rd to Main Gate
    • Turn left into gate
    • Superchargers are located next to Customer Deliver Center, between it and the main lobby
    « Back to Supercharging

    WHAT'S NEARBY

    Restrooms

    Tesla Factory

    Wifi

    Tesla guest network (need password)
    Marriott Hotel across 880

    Amenities

    Shopping
    Tesla Factory Store (Customer Delivery Center)
     
  2. Trnsl8r

    Trnsl8r Blue 85kwh since 12/8/12

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    Brilliant... no hint on where to find the password I suppose?
     
  3. ChriZ

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    Went there today and found it was all full with also one owner waiting. Went inside the delivery center and met two of the owners (one was the waiting owner). There were 4 bays which meant only one owner was actually charging and with now two owners waiting including me. Later I found out that the delivery manager was charging her car on one and the other two were unknown. I asked the delivery specialist and they said were probably delivery cars and that they use them to top them off before delivery. He also said that they try to leave one open for visitors to use. So don't expect the bays to open too much during the office hours. It's mainly for employee use IMO. By the way, it was going at 90kw, not 120kw yet. But looks like each of the bays are 90kw each and not the charge sharing like other supercharger stations.
     
  4. Klaus

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    Does not match my experience. First, the stations are labelled 1A, 1B, 2A and 2B suggesting that the 1s and 2s are tied together.

    Second, I was there on Sunday with 3 bays full, me being the 4th and my 60 only got 25-30 kW even though it was only 40% full when I started.
     
  5. Banahogg

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    I saw the same thing when I was there on Sunday (don't think we overlapped - I don't remember a red), so I'm pretty sure it's the standard 4-bay layout.

    - - - Updated - - -

    The password is printed on a sheet of paper inside the delivery center across from the superchargers along with a few simple refreshments and the restrooms.
     
  6. ChriZ

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    You guys are right. I thought it was 90kw because the car next to me was charging too. Turns out its a 1a 2a 1b 2b setup. So yeah its shared.
     
  7. MichaelS

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    Tried to use the Supercharger 10/14/2013 and again they were all occupied.

    But the good news is that I saw construction for I believe 4 more stations next to the current 4. So now the chances of getting an open Supercharger will go from 1% to maybe 5% when the new ones open up.
     
  8. Kaivball

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    Same here. Went there last week and all four were taken. 3 by Tesla for charging Demo and delivery cars, only one was a "real" customer and I had to wait 15 minutes.

    Getting 4 more is good.
     
  9. jkliu47

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    Got the maiden Supercharge 10/16 for the Model S85 I picked up at Fremont 2 days prior. The only 3 available stations were occupied so I had to wait 30 minutes. The remaining units were cordoned off because the asphalt was still setting.
     

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