Road Trip; Recharged – An EV Expedition

2,600 miles across rural America in an electric vehicle creates research and awareness

In May, the Stearns Electric Communications Team endeavored on a cross-country electric vehicle expedition to gain the hands-on experience our Cooperative needs to stand as the trusted source of energy information for our member-owners.

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Yes, We Drove a Tesla, but What About Charging Other Cars?

Yes, it’s true we drove a Tesla. And yes, Tesla has distinct advantages like an extended range and free charging at Tesla Superchargers. But that doesn’t mean charging on the road for other electric vehicles isn’t possible.

Before we tell you a little about charging on the road though, it’s important to remember that if you own an electric vehicle it is likely the vast majority of charging will take place at your home. It’s a new mindset that you have to wrap your head around. Most often you’ll pull into your garage at the end of the day, plug in and go on with your usual activities at home.

So let’s take a closer look at home charging first.

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