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  1. Voltec Charger Died

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Well I have had my original Voltec charger installed by SPX when Chevy first announced who they would use. Well I have been through 2 Volts, and finishing up a lease on my BMW i3 REX. My charger died. No lights no resetting worked. Just decided to sh#$ the bed for better choice of words...
  2. Charging station rebate

    I am getting a charging station put in my garage by a electrical contractor who I found on the ESA website. The contractor tells me that he has to book an appointment with an ESA inspector to get the certificate. He is going to charge me the waiting time he has to wait for the inspector to show...
  3. Dryer Buddy – 240v outlet splitter for EV charging station for sale

    For Sale
    Dryer Buddy Plus #4 Custom 30A 2-way switcher, 10-30 to 10-30 & 14-50 outlets Many people have asked me for a 2-way switcher version of the Dryer Buddy #4 so only one item can be powered at a time, I have built a few of these upon special request. I'm now offering it. Dryer Buddy Plus #4...
  4. 40A 9.6kW Level 2 Econo OpenEVSE Waterproof Outdoor Charging Station For Sale

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    40A 9.6kW Level 2 Econo OpenEVSE Waterproof Outdoor Charging Station For Sale Many people have asked me for a cheaper EVSE. I have a 240v 40A 9.6kW OpenEVSE for sale with a Custom 40A J1772 22 foot cable using a 63A plug. 40A 4ft. Power input cable with 14-xx plug. (unused neutral blade removed...
  5. High Power 9.6kW Electric Vehicle Charging Station for sale

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    High Power 9.6kW 40A Electric Vehicle Charging Station for sale I bought a 2013 Nissan LEAF and love it! I have a heavy electrical background and was inspired when I saw some DIY units for sale here. I apologize to those who have already read the following before, I finally had to turn the...
  6. New Volt Charging Station 240V

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    I was building a 2015 volt on the Chevrolet website, and saw where you can add on a 240V charging station for $463. Is this charger compatible with a 2012 Volt? The part number is 23488977, and you can find it for $350 online. Does anyone have this 240V charger...
  7. New Volt Owner - Thinking about Solar Power

    Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    Just purchased a new 2014 Volt to get the benefit of zero% finance that wasn't offered on the 2015 models. The car is quiet and peppy. It is quite low to the ground, so have to watch that and I am still getting used to the console. It is a little complicated, but after a week am figuring out...
  8. Portable OpenEVSE adjustable up to 40A working on 120V/240V

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    In the past I put together this thread about a portable EVSE for use with a quick 240V device. That EVSE was set at 16A and was not adjustable. More recently, a friend who owns a Volt encouraged me to post about a more robust and versatile EVSE that I put together some time ago. So here it is...
  9. Charging station tax credit??

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I was wondering are there any tax credits that are still being given out for installing a L2 charging station? I know for a while they were doing it but I'm going to be leasing a Volt this month and was wondering if there was anything going on with them. I live in Michigan by the way
  10. Available credits and tax incentives for Canadian Customers

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    There may be folks that are like me and projecting to make their Volt purchase but have not done it just yet. Here are a few credits I was informed we can get at this present time. From chevrolet: If you own a vehicule manufactured by GM and it's parent companies, you likely qualify between...

    Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    I purchased a VOLT. I love it but I am encountering charging problems. when I go to a charge station (chargepoint) that should be pumping out 7.2k they are only pumping 3.3k or so.. there are usually 2 free handles is there some kind of adapter that I could utilize both so I can get a faster charge
  12. Subject: $99 Open Source Level 2 EV charging station

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Hi All - EMW JuiceBox project is NOW LIVE ON KICKSTARTER and ENGADGET! EMW JuiceBox is an Open...
  13. EVSE Level 2 Home Charging - RFID / Physical Cable Lock

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I'm in Metro Detroit and looking to get one of the EVSE's currently offered by DTE (local energy company). See the options available here: The location that I'd like to install this in is at a condo association that has open parking in a parking lot...
  14. EVSE level 2 - J1772 adaptor to charge a "pre-J1772" standard EV - help

    Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    I'm looking for some sort of adapter to charge an older conversion EV from any EVSE level 2 - J1772 Charging Station. Any ideas on where to buy or information on building (a simple solution) would be appreciated. I would need a socket to accept the EVSE J1772, the circuitry to activate the EVSE...
  15. 30A EVSE for under $600!

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Bosch is pulling out all of the stops for April Fool's Day! You can buy a 30A Power Xpress with a 25' cord for $599 and FREE shipping. That's over $375 off! You must buy on April 1st to receive $599 price. Happy charging!
  16. Metered Charging Stations?

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    I live in a condo and want to install a dedicated charging station for just my parking stall. Is there a way to meter my usage so I can reimburse the HOA since it would have to tap a shared electrical source? Bonus question: Any recommended installers in Los Angeles area?
  17. Envision Solar partnering with Cadillac to provide solar charging stations

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Envison Solar has partnered with Cadillac to be the provider of "Solar Tree" charging stations to Cadillac dealers that wish to install them as part of a program to refresh Cadillac dealerships. No doubt about it. The ELR is on its way...
  18. Tax Credit for Residential Charging?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I got an e-mail from GM today entitled "Special links for Volt Owners". One of the links was "Learn about electric vehicle charging incentives", and goes here: That page, at says: The same page references this...
  19. First Dedicated Volt Charging Station Opens In Melboune, Australia

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Hi Guys, Holden has opened the very first "Volt only" charging station in the country. Great work GM and Holden for making this possible.
  20. New Blue Topaz in Maryland!

    Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    Hello Everyone! I've been browsing this forum for months now and finally bought a Blue Topaz 2012 right after Christmas. Going from my G37S coupe to the Volt was definitely a big change but I couldn't be happier. Great forum and I can't wait to continue browsing the host of threads on here...