Rising Supercharging Fees Suck, but they are not the end of the world… cough… autoevolution…

I understand why drivel like this hackjob from autoevolution titled “EVs No Longer an Economic Alternative to ICEs As Supercharging Rates Go Through the Roof” exist. The answer is clicks. So usually I ignore the poor math, logic, reasoning, and improper use of data because it’s generally better to just ignore stupid, than engage with it. But today, I’m rolling […]

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Hubitat 2.3.1

I’m thrilled with how my Hubitat keeps getting better, and today is the perfect e.g. because they released a new update which is awesome. The feature that has me most excited is the “Sticky trigger”, this comes in two flavors, with the net impact in how much easier it is to write rules like “lock the door after 10 min”. […]

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A Better Route Planner (ABRP) Phantom Chargers!

First off, let me say out loud, or what passes for out loud on the Internet, that I am a big fan of A Better Route Planner (ABRP). I have found the service to be incredibly useful for planning complex trips with my EV. Although, full disclosure, I’m not currently a paid user because they don’t support Bluetooth ODB adapters; […]

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UniFi OS – Dream Machines 1.11.4

This is the first public release since 1.11.0, and I’m glad to see that Ubiquiti is taking the time to get these releases [mostly] right. I haven’t had a chance to update my UDM-Pro yet today, but I’m going to make it happen as soon as I can kick everyone off the network tonight.  

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Choosing a Level 2 EVSE (aka Electric Car Charger)

Being very new to the electric vehicle (EV) game, I thought it would be useful to share the biggest new-EV-owner pain point for me that I’ve solved (still working on the range anxiety thing :)); Level 2 home charging. Technically, I didn’t need to solve this immediately because the portable EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment) that came with my Mach-E […]

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