[Oeva-list] More Charging locations

Tony McCormick tony at notebene.net
Thu Sep 1 22:44:47 PDT 2005

I am particularly fond of the park and ride locations....

Tony McCormick
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Theoldcars at aol.com wrote:

> I would like to contact Costco about installing charging at their stores.
> As a business owner I know we could get better results if we added a 
> page to our web site listing public charging locations. If we add this 
> page I know I can get us more charging locations. I would like to see 
> the charging locations have both 220 and 110.
> This would also help raise public awareness that we are here and using 
> electric vehicles for transportation. In the Portland area that most 
> people do not need a range of 100 miles. Having more charging 
> locations would dramatically increase the life span of best current 
> affordable technology we have in batteries lead acid. Sealed lead acid 
> batteries can go from 500 to over 3000 cycles. If charged after using 
> 20 or 30 percent instead of 80 percent you will get many more miles 
> and years of added use doing this.
> I believe it would help to have the web site done before I contact 
> Costco.I have heard they will not pay for the equipment but they might 
> cover the labor. We can get the Avcon chargers from EAA. If they run a 
> circuit for 220 adding another run and a plug for 110 is no big deal.
> Another place is the park and rides. Anyone know of the contact for 
> the park and ride locations?
> Is everyone for doing this?
> Don Blazer 
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