Nov 8, 2022·edited Nov 8, 2022

There is a pattern to the unreliable chargers and networks which I suspect reflects the change in EV ownership. Those who spend most on charging are business users travelling long distances in new EVs, and they will only consider using 150kW+ chargers, partly because they have the range to reach them and partly because bigger batteries take ages to charge on slower chargers.

This means the older chargers don't bring in much revenue, and hence aren't worth maintaining. This also fits with the sites where all the CCS chargers work but half the ChaDemo ones are broken because those generate the least income. In the case of a busy rapid charger, the ChaDemo actually takes away revenue because fewer cars can charge within a given time window.

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