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by roscoe
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Home and Work charging
Topic: are we making progress ?
Replies: 18
Views: 6664

are we making progress ?

I go through highs & lows thinking infrastructure is marching forwards, but am I being over optimistic ? Been working in Bellshill aka Strathclyde Business Park the odd time, there is a council rapid that has been broke, closed or in use, otherwise of the 1000++ car parking space at all the offi...
by roscoe
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: 'Switched on Scotland'
Topic: Public subsidy for EVs
Replies: 3
Views: 3203

Re: Public subsidy for EVs

define 'most benefit', £1m only gonna do 30 EV taxis if your lucky or less after admin costs of handing out money. prob, taxi rapid charge spots I'd like to see lasting benefit, not a fan of out-reach education hubs either in these times . . . probably just give the money to tesla and tell them to s...
by roscoe
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Press and Media
Topic: Highland Council to repair chargers much faster
Replies: 2
Views: 2923

Re: Highland Council to repair chargers much faster

Nice words.. But what a fanny
Local ( presume non council electricians) to fix
...beam me up scottie..
by roscoe
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Press and Media
Topic: fees set for electric car charge points in the highlands
Replies: 26
Views: 9728

Re: fees set for electric car charge points in the highlands

scally, I fail to see why you object to paying a fair rate for charging...... you seem determinedly blinkered on this point and I am sure you'll reply stating all manner of invented early adopter numbers. as for gov depts, they should pay share just like everyone else, last time I looked we weren't ...
by roscoe
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Electric Vehicles - Technical
Topic: new model leaf
Replies: 14
Views: 7420

Re: new model leaf

pokey wee zoe vs solid leaf vs sexy Tesla vs overpriced odd i3 .....
(let the flaming commence .....)

Leaf seems to deliver alot of practical improvements at a price point without setting any1s heather/knickers on fire

strangely, whilst nothing super-duper-special, I'm actually impressed
by roscoe
Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Long distance EV trips
Topic: Cottage charge Failed
Replies: 3
Views: 3486

Re: Cottage charge Failed

yes, tried different circuits, in case residual residual lurking in the 'damp', I tried switching the RCD reset whilst plugged in and hopping in a variety of random low-leakage-current dances, gave up as there was fortunately a nice rapid a couple of miles away. under differents desperate circumstan...
by roscoe
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Long distance EV trips
Topic: Cottage charge Failed
Replies: 3
Views: 3486

Cottage charge Failed

Wee week in a coastal cottage

But every socket on 30ma rcd of supply which trips when car plugged in.... Only 5a lighting mcbs in non rcd side of db.

Darn didnt expect dat :cry:
by roscoe
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Electric Vehicles - Technical
Topic: EV system warning light on Nissan LEAF
Replies: 18
Views: 18757

Re: EV system warning light on Nissan LEAF

a wee leaf only charge party at yours then :)
by roscoe
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Press and Media
Topic: OOps!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 6441

Re: OOps!!!

I can't think of any reason to mount a pavement with a vehicle

(okay 1 maybe at crawl speed if emergency vehicle trying to pass)
by roscoe
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Home and Work charging
Topic: Installing public charger - where do I start
Replies: 5
Views: 3759

Re: Installing public charger - where do I start

out of interest does anyone know if there is a cost/fee now or proposed for the chargepoint owners to join the CPS network ?

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