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  1. Ontario Home - 240V Garage Installation

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Hi, I'm looking for some help regarding code in Ontario. Although I have a Chevy Volt that I charge on a regular 120V outlet right now, I'm looking to install a 240V outlet in the garage and use the charger that came with the car for faster charging. I plan on running 6 AWG cable from the...
  2. Replacing Garage Outlet -- Question

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Replacing Garage Outlet **Updated** Help? See Post #20 Please -- Updated with a new problem Last night, I noticed some browning around the outlet plug holes where I plug in my volt at night. I am going to get an outlet after work today and replace it immediately. I have been looking around...
  3. Recommendation for a plug-in power meter that wont melt?

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    OK my tale of woe continues on with my condo. The board still wont get off its butt and act to approve EV charging one way or the other. Ridiculous. Although our attorney has at least stated that, thankfully, even if the board does nothing at all, charging from the few 110 outlets in the...
  4. Request to charge from outlet at local school denied

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    I was asking via email to plug in for just ~1 hour while there on official school business (a scheduled meeting with staff), since I know they have an available outlet and also a huge 180 kWh PV system. I had briefly explained the usage amount and costs, and offered to pay $0.25 for the hour...
  5. Electrical Fault Detection and Fire Prevention

    Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    Hi All: I ran across the below article on the IAEI website recently (sorry, if this has been posted before) and is a good technical read on electrical faults. It seems very relevant to EVSE plug and outlet melting discussions. Until reading it, I never really gave it much thought since I...