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Amazing-E EVSE Review and Opening

September 2, 2017

A few days ago, I purchased an Amazing-E EVSE. I already had a Level 2 (240V) EVSE permanently mounted in my garage, but I was really looking for a portable 240V electric car charging cord. Ideally, that portable EVSE could run on 120V as well. The Amazing-E appears identical to the Gen. 2 Chevy Volt [...]

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Bye-Bye, iMiEV

July 30, 2017

Towing electric tractors, smashing my car, solar-charging Teslas, and saying good-bye to the Purple iMiEV… all just part of a typical electric car weekend at my place.

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Counterpoint: Why EV drivers should gladly pay for public charging

June 21, 2016

This is a guest post brought to you by EV enthusiast and fellow electric motorcycle builder Ned Funnell. He’s an engineer-turned-missionary who appreciates the simplicity and efficiency of electric drive, and doesn’t mind cleaner air for his 9-month-old.  Demystifying the Slow Growth of the Fast Charging Network- or, Why EV drivers should gladly pay for public [...]

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You Charge WHAT!?$

June 7, 2016

I was pretty excited to see that there will be some new DC Fast Chargers coming to my area! In fact, just yesterday, three new chargers were commissioned; one in the Madison area, and two in the Milwaukee area. I was working in Milwaukee today, and thought I would stop in to check out one [...]

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EVSE Repair

May 7, 2016

Well, it was bound to happen. Somebody drove the car away WHILE it was plugged in! OK, technically, that’s not right. A major safety feature of the SAE J1772 is that it DOESN’T allow you to activate an electric car when it’s plugged in. However, if you manage to THINK the car is on, put [...]

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