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Old 01-29-2020, 02:38 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Spin; it's like reporting on a mass shooting, and saying it's great news for gun advocates because it shows at least 1 person had interest in firearms.

Anyhow, I did a quick google search in the area, and it looks like the place is saturated with charging stations:

https://www.google.com/maps/search/e...e3!4m2!2m1!6e2

I'd like to get more recent statistics, but I believe the average uses per day for a DCFC is something like 4. The vast majority lose money. The ones that break even or even earn a little money tend to be lower output chargers (50 kW). Their demand costs are less, and so recovering the monthly expense is easier.

There economic incentive then is to build slower chargers rather than faster ones, because the faster the charger, the more likely it is to lose more money.

Perhaps a battery buffer will help to alleviate that cost.
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