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Old 10-06-2016, 01:52 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cowmeat View Post
Electric companies charge different rates at different hours of the day so I'm charging my car at night, when the grid sees the lowest usage and they charge less per kwh

During the day at peak usage the electric is a lot more per kwh.

Also, I read somewhere that finishing the charge just as you're getting ready to use the car will keep the big battery at a proper operating temperature

Below is the rate chart at Lakeland Electric, the rates vary A LOT!. So charging the car, running the dryer, etc . . . are way cheaper late at night

Does that price include the transmission costs, as well? My generation charges are about 10 / kWh and the transmission cost is about the same, so the total is in the 19-21 / kWh range.

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