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by rcedwards
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: EVgo DC chargers were horrible up until the beginning of 2018. They're still not perfect, but improvement is being made.
Replies: 345
Views: 69408

Re: EVgo DC chargers were horrible up until the beginning of 2018. They're still not perfect, but improvement is being m

Thanks jasony, you are right. Apparently I was using an obsolete plan (Flex). I've updated to the newer pay as you go plan. It allows for 45-minutes of charging and no connection fee. This makes EVgo more attractive. The Chevy Bolt allows for 150 amps of DC. The EVgo screen reported 110 amps maximum...
by rcedwards
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: EVgo DC chargers were horrible up until the beginning of 2018. They're still not perfect, but improvement is being made.
Replies: 345
Views: 69408

Re: EVgo DC chargers were horrible up until the beginning of 2018. They're still not perfect, but improvement is being m

Used EVgo for my new Chevy Bolt for this first time at the Tacoma Mall in Washington.

Charged from 40% to 70% in 30 minutes. Cost $4.95 + 30 times $0.20. Or about $10.95 for 18KW.

Not very useful. Will avoid in the future.
by rcedwards
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Maximum Level 2 Charge Rate
Replies: 5
Views: 3700

Maximum Level 2 Charge Rate

Greetings Long time Nissan LEAF driver. Taking a hard look at the Chevy Bolt. I've often seen the charging specifications for the Bolt listed as 32A/240V, 7.2KW. It seems to me that 32A X 240V is 7.7 KW, not 7.2KW. I realize that this is rather small, but it does add up for a 60KWH vehicle. Any clar...

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