Who's the best Public charger provider?

Discussion in 'Prime Plug-in Charging' started by schja01, Jun 16, 2019.

  1. Rob43

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    Yep, that was my experience a few months ago. I was super skeptical at first, I actually examined the charging station for a hidden camera thinking it would take a pic of my licence plate and mail me a bill...lol.

    Everybody: Volta charging stations are totally legit, they make all their money from advertising on both sides of their very large screen charge stations. Thus free charging for all....


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    Lol. I used a Volta station on Fri. Yup. Free charging.
     
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    BUT THEY ARE MAKING YOU LOOK AT ADS!
     
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    Good to know, but I wonder how sustainable that is. The "make money through ads" business is not exactly booming for anyone not named Google or Facebook these days.
     
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    The Volta charging are great when they are available. The ones near where I live are always being used except maybe once in a blue moon.
     
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    I know which ones I'd stay away from - Electrify America (if they charge like the ones I saw in Bridgewater NJ).

    There were 3 charging stands with the high-power chargers and one with the J1772 plug - the high-power ones showed a fee schedule of $1 for initial connection and $.25/min (!) when charging (and $.40/min 'standing' if charging finishes). That's a lot of money for a charge!
     
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