24 May '15, 4pm

Five years ago today! First Quick-charger for EVs installed in CA (for @iMitsubishi #MiEV) https://t.co/T2no7TnoDL

Five years ago today! First Quick-charger for EVs installed in CA (for @iMitsubishi #MiEV) https://t.co/T2no7TnoDL

The city of Vacaville, Calif., a small town halfway between the Bay Area and Sacramento, has a little known distinction: It has more electric car charging stations per capita than any other city in the country. That’s why the city has earned the nickname of “Voltageville.” As of a few weeks ago, Vacaville now boasts a 50-kilowatt EV quick charging station, which is about the size of a conventional gas pump. The new station packs a powerful punch of electricity. It’s capable of juicing up the 16 kilowatt-hour battery pack of the all-electric Mitsubishi i-MiEV —which has a driving range of about 75 miles— to about 80 percent capability in 30 minutes, or half-way in about 10 minutes. “This is the first publicly accessible DC fast charger in the country. It was installed by Pacific Gas & Electric as part of a California Air Resources Board (CARB) grant to do research on fast c...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/vacaville-calif-gets-first-publ...

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