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DIY Home Automation Controller for Electric Car Charging

July 22, 2018

Although most electric vehicles have some sort of a timer feature available, they are often simple or have poor user interfaces. Since I was already using a Samsung SmartThings home automation system, I was wondering why not control my electric car charging with my automation system? I set to work on the project. At it’s […]

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Remote Control Electric Car Charging! (Proof of Concept)

July 14, 2018

The other day, a friend of mine posted his “latest gadget” – It was a box containing a basic mechanical timer and a hacked ON/OFF remote. The idea was to have some control over the basic EVSE (electric car charging station) for his car. Mostly, he wanted it to turn off automatically after a certain […]

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Duosida EVSE Review

July 5, 2018

Here’s a review including video of the popular Duosida Level 2 EVSE.

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Ikea Solar and EV Charging

May 17, 2018

Yesterday was the Grand Opening of the Ikea Store in Oak Creek! Was I there for flat pack furniture or meatballs? Nope! Although I did try the meatballs… I was there to show support for their EV Charging stations, and nearly 5,000 solar panels on the roof of the store! This store is not particularly […]

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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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EV Charging Stations at Soldier Field, Chicago

August 27, 2011

Yesterday, I was in Chicago to go to the Nissan Leaf Test Drive. Official signs for the event directed me to park underground at Soldier Field. When I pulled in, I went right past the EV Charging Stations installed there. While I had heard a while back that Chicago has several charging stations around, it […]

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