If it saves cash, we anticipate extra joint infrastructure tasks from Tesla and different cities.
The Pasadena Metropolis Council not too long ago authorised an settlement between the town and Tesla to collectively construct one of many largest fast-charging stations within the U.S.
The location is positioned on the roof degree of the Marengo parking storage at 155 E. Inexperienced St and consists of the next:
20 non-Tesla quick chargers (in all probability CCS Combo and CHAdeMO)
Tesla pays for the Superchargers and might be pre-wiring for added non-Tesla quick chargers in order that Pasadena Water and Energy will be capable to set up 20 chargers saving $140,000 in capital prices. Sounds good to us.
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For Pasadena, the deal might be a giant enchancment, as reportedly there may be simply single DC quick charger obtainable within the metropolis.
Time will inform how helpful and handy will probably be by having such a large station on the roof.
“Joel Levin, government director of Plug-In America, an L.A-based group advocating for extra public plugs, mentioned Tesla and Pasadena are creating a brand new mannequin by finding so many chargers in a single web site in an city setting. This may profit not simply retailers however EV house owners who reside in downtown condos and townhomes and don't have charging stations at house.“This can be a new mannequin. Placing in charging station groupings in denser areas for folks with longer-range automobiles who reside in flats,” Levin mentioned on Monday. “They'll cost there as soon as per week and they're good. It's actually leading edge.””
10 largest Supercharging stations globally are:
50 stalls (three in China)
44 stalls (one in Norway)
42 stalls (one in Norway)
40 stalls (5 in U.S.)
Supply: pasadenastarnews.com, supercharge.data