JoeS wrote:Phximiev, you're kidding, right? (you forgot the smiley face), as I don't think there is any issue here at all. Blink charges 39¢/kWh (if you're a member) at this station, no matter what the voltage. Since the car's input is current limited, it's simply that the i-MiEV charges slower there than when using his (quite high) voltage at home.Phximiev wrote:Trying calling the Weights and Measures people and see if they, or the county, will do an inspection...
Actually, I'm not. There are numerous examples of those in the measuring and selling business that have over-charged their consumers, which over time amounts to $$$. Given my recent experience with Blink, where they represented that their level 2 chargers charge anywhere from 10 to 25 miles per hour and our charge resulted in only a 5 mile increase in our Volt, something is amiss. We have the Blink app. It fails to provide the kWh provided in the charge with ALL of the charges showing zero and we can't get it from them.
I have other examples where chargers are supposed to be providing a certain amount of charge and don't. Our local EAA chapter officer, Jim Stack, routinely goes around with a charging measurement device and on numerous occasions has found chargers that are not charging correctly. The car, as you correctly point out, may be limited, but that is irrelevant given the representations by the charging companies that they will provide a charge up to that point and don't.
As far as Blink, I am aware that they have a varied charging structure, but that is not excuse for the crappy screens and crappy reporting, and failure to charge. Additionally, today, for instance, I couldn't even read the screen and when I went to start the charge, had to call to confirm the rate and start the charge. It was disappointing after that to only get 5 miles after 45 minutes of charging.
Again, something is amiss. If you desire to speak to Jim, please let me know. He can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/PhoenixEAA/ ... e_internal