Plug In America |

May 2012

Chad's picture

Why Plug-in Vehicles Are So Inexpensive

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Why Plug-in Vehicles Are So Inexpensive
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Most people assume plug-ins are more expensive than gas cars. But most people haven't done the math.

People often tell me that they like the idea of plug-in vehicles—but they are just too expensive.

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The Charge Station Triangle

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The Charge Station Triangle
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It's a real bummer if you ever reach a charging site to find it's completely ICEd. But how about when a charging station gets popular, and all the spots are taken by plug-ins? It's not a shame.. Rather, it's an opportunity for site managers and drivers to work together to maximize usage of a limited resource.

239 You know the old fire (or combustion) triangle? The concept that for something to burn, it requires a spark, fuel and oxygen? I think for a successful charge station installation, you have a similar set of requirements. You need good hardware, a good management policy, and a good group of drivers.

The Site and Hardware

Once a week, I charge at a certain public station. The site is a parking lot which is surrounded by many tech company offices, and the number of plug-ins in the lot probably exceeds the average by quite a bit.

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Welcome Kirk Brown!

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Welcome Kirk Brown!
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We are pleased to announce that we have retained Kirk Brown to serve as Plug In America’s Managing Director.

We are pleased to announce that we have retained Kirk Brown to serve as Plug In America’s Managing Director.237 Kirk Brown