[Oeva-list] has anyone signed up for semacharge?

Philip N Barnhart phil at barnhart.us
Mon Apr 21 12:43:07 PDT 2014


Another list member points out that my description of the price is for
Walgreen only and maybe only the one in Salem. Prices are set by the site
host, not SemaConnect. That means that not only can you not figure out what
the charges are, it would be hard for anyone to except for a particular
site.  I found the Walgreen price by checking it out on PlugShare.

Phil Barnhart

On Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 9:48 PM, Philip N Barnhart <phil at barnhart.us> wrote:

> Paul,
> I have signed up for Semacharge, not because I expect to use it much, but
> in case I am stuck at a Walgreen or somewhere else they exist. They expect
> a credit card to sign up and will take $20 to open an account. When you
> have used that, they will hit your credit card again. The only ones I have
> seen are level 2 chargers, probably 6 kwh/h.
> Fees are very high, $0.49 per kwh. Hence, emergency use only.
> Phil Barnhart (no, the other one)
> On Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 9:33 PM, Paul Wallace <ianaudio at aracnet.com>wrote:
>> I notice that there are a few of these semacharge systems around the
>> state.  Quite a few in Portland.  I've checked their web site and there is
>> a way to sign up with a credit card.  They send out the typical RFID card
>> to activate the chargers.  What I haven't been able to find on the web site
>> so far is the fee structure.  I can't figure out if they charge by the
>> hour, session, kWh, or month.  Has anyone on the list signed up with them
>> yet?  I would consider signing up if their chargers are capable of
>> Aerovironment charging speed.
>> Paul Wallace
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