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Tesla Superchargers alternative

Discussion in 'Supercharging & Charging Infrastructure' started by VictorDot, Feb 24, 2020.

  1. VictorDot

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    Since TESLA is turning off the Supercharging and fast charging service for previously salvaged Tesla’s, is there a way to make a Supercharging alternative which will supply enough energy kwt to charge Teslas and other cars? Does anyone knows anything about it?
    For example: commercial buildings already have high voltage service, that could be used to charge as fast as TESLA chargers..
     
  2. TydalForce

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    Would the CHAdeMO adapter still work in this situation? That's probably the only thing currently available (and the EVGo stations with built-in CHAdeMO->Tesla adapters)
     
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  3. user212_nr

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    Tesla said no on the chadmo. I've not heard if it is enforced.

    If they do it via the onboard computer, the only way around it is to hack the computer or disconnect the cell/wifi antenna before Tesla notifies the car of the restriction. Won't work for super charging, but will work for chadmo.

    Note: many with salvaged vehicles can still charge b/c Tesla does not know yet they are salvage.

    Just then facts, not interested in the what should they do repeat discussion.
     
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  4. Jeepxj

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    tesla is stopping it at the contactor that goes from charge port directly to the pack. it doesn't care where that DC is coming from. thats their argument.
     
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  5. VictorDot

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    I guess time will tell if we will have any opinions..
     
  6. Billyk24

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    150kWh to 350 kWh Electrify American locations which number over 400 as of now.
     
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  7. Billyk24

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    412 EA locations as of this typing.
     
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    Of which only 50kw is usable with a CHAdeMO adapter....which apparently doesn’t work either if they’ve disabled your DCFC.
     
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  9. Billyk24

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    When is the CCS adapter going to be for sale for the USA owners? Tesla has to make the European vehicles CCS capable.
     
  10. ElectricIAC

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    I’d just like the EV community to settle on a standard, period. Most EA stations mirror where SC’s are anyway but as the basic tier gets built out and they get started on secondary routes or adding more capacity in general they could very well outnumber superchargers.
     
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    EVgo has more locations than EA.
     

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