Need help from the Forum putting pressure on potential charging sites
RonaldA | June 19, 2013
Hello anybody who can help!( I moved this from the NYS region forum which had low traffic)
I am trying to place 90 amp chargers at a few locations along the NYS thruway before the superchargers are up. My goal is to have 9o amp options to drive between Toronto and NYC. I have been guided by Sun Country Highway toward hotels (best Western etc). I have been calling and emailing and finally found a Holiday Inn manager in Utica NY (about 1/2 way between Buffalo and NYC) that was interested and enthusiastic when I told him I would buy and donate the unit provided they agree to install it and make it available to the public. To my surprise, the owner said no, to a donated charger!
Where I need help:
Please call, E-mail and or write these hotels and ask regarding availability of 90 amp chargers so they may see a benefit in the installation cost and be more receptive to a donated charging station. We can all benefit from this effort even after the superchargers are in place. A 90 amp charger will add 60 miles/ hour to a car with twin charge capability. The chargers are compatible with all lower amp vehicles as well. The more infrastructure for electric vehicles the better. I will post the numbers, please note these are all available on the internet. Please ask for the general manager and leave a voice mail. I hope if they recieve enough calls regarding this they will be more receptive to the free hardware I am offering them.
Syracuse Best Western 315-701-4400, general office 315-752-0155 Nyan
Ramada Inn Syracuse 315-457-8670 (specify 90 amp they have charge point 30 amp)
Utica Best western 315-732-4121
Utica Holiday Inn 315-797-2131 (as for Mark the GM)mail email@example.com
Albany best western 518-458-1000
Saratoga Best Western 518-371-1811
Please help!!! even if you don't plan on driving this route, it may crop up. A phone call a letter a voice mail lets use this forum to show the potential benefit to installing chargers...chargers I will provide for free. Please concentrate on Mark at the Utica Holiday Inn first. I think if his owner sees the benefit they may go for it.
Thanks for the help.