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Tesla Supercharger Points Surpass CHAdeMO In North America

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by franknesss, Dec 18, 2014.

  1. franknesss

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    It depends on if you need to use CHAdeMO to get where you need to go, or if you can make the trip using superchargers. The totals are irrelevant, it's what's on your routes that count.
     
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    CHAdeMO is relatively useless, IMO. There is often only one pedestal and only a single car can charge at a time. Thus, there is almost always a wait time. Not to mention, if that one charger goes down, you're out of luck. It's not like you can just back out and try another stall.
     
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    The total number of superchargers is irrelevant, what's important is whether there are any superchargers along your route. That's where having a CHAdeMO can enable long distance travel on non-supercharged routes.
     
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    I sure wish Tesla Superchargers out numbered Chademo in the US.(776)

    Chademo Assoc. website states:

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    The number of CHAdeMO DC Quick chargers installed up to today is 4286.
    -- (Japan 2129 Europe 1327 USA 776 Others 54) last update 2014.12.08
    -- Evolution of the number of CHAdeMO fast charging station



     
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    And each of the US sites has on average 6 charging stalls per site. Thus the aggregate 884 Supercharing points outnumbers the 776 Chademo charging points in the US.

    Unless I'm misunderstanding what you meant?
     
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    They state 776 Chademo Stations... I don't know if there is 1,2, or more charge points.
     
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    Yeah. Go to all the trouble to install a hi-V, DC Quick Charge... and only have one plug. And ask for up to $40/month to subscribe?
    Tesla's spoiled me for life!
     
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    #9 ItsNotAboutTheMoney, Dec 18, 2014
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    No need to average. Supercharge.info knows all. ;)

    According to Supercharge.info 852 stalls in the USA (and 34 stalls in Canada). (Another 88 + 35 in Construction).

    Current 44kW CHAdeMOs are indeed no good for Tesla's model, but then, they're not being built to sell long-range BEVs. As an emergency or stretch charger for a short-range BEVs 44kW's fine.
     
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    Why are so many anti CHAdeMo? It's not a competition. It is not taking anything away from Tesla. It's helping the overall EV adoption. It's good! And once the adapter is available in the US I will get one and sure as heck use it because there are many places I go where there are no Superchargers but several CHAdeMo stations.
     
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    Actually it is a competition. As Teslas and superchargers become more common, the Tesla connector should become the new de facto standard to replace the clunky CHAdeMo.
     
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    Rube Goldberg could not have done a better job if had designed an EV connector. The CHAdeMo is Frankenstein design. Tesla's on the other hand is beautifully simple. Given a choice which one would you use? If there is a choice someday Tesla will win hands down.
     
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    Like where?
     
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    Your response seemed to imply that you were stating that you felt that superchargers in fact did NOT outnumber Chademo points, but I guess you are saying you don't really know?

    I suspect that Chademo # is individual charge points, I've not seen Chademo chargers setup as sites with multiple charge points and listed as a single site.
     
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    Since you asked, there are nine public CHAdeMO stations in my province and zero Superchargers. Mostly likely, next month there will be 14 CHAdeMO and one Supercharger. So yes, everyone here will gladly purchase the adapter and then pay by the minute at CHAdeMO stations. It sure beats 6kW public charging.
     
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    Houston and Dallas for me. For my trips to Houston, destination charging is difficult, and Chademo would open up a lot of options.
     

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