Archive for June, 2012


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So I pulled in to Downtown Nissan service department at exactly 15000 miles on the odometer, ready to do the 1st (first) yearly required battery check up on my red Nissan LEAF. No indication of battery degradation so far, will see what the report reveals.

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This is the Law School Parking Lot acros the street at the Vanderbilt Campus on 21st Ave South, between Broadway and West End Ave. I visited the site today June 23rd 2012.

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Here you can see the status / progress that the charging docs and the Solar aray support structurs are making, it looks like their will be 10 charging spots

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Here is the view from the Law School building across 21st Ave S. to the parking lot where the Solar Covered Charging stalls are being installed

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This is a good view of the structur to hold the Solar Panels

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Here you can see the view from the south side (Broadway).

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a closer look at the charging stalls.

We the EV owners and supporters of Metro Nashville area, are planning together with Vanderbilt, and the Oak Ridge Lab (who is managing the project), the next National Plug-in-Day festival on September 23rd 2012.

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Well, I stopped at the Cracker Barrel in Stewart’s Ferry this evening, to check out the food for my Nissan LEAF 100% elrctric car. And found the DC Fast charger here working just fine, charging to 90%. While I was waiting I had to consume a wonderful Blackberry Cobbler ala Cracker Barrel, awesome!

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This morning I checked on the Cracker Barrel DC fast charger after about 2 months of down time, to find out that it is up and running, charged to 90% without a problem, thank you Ecotality.

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EV owners will find at our meet-up today June 16th @ 12:00 PM lots of spots to charge there humgry EV. Thanks to our Host Integrated Solar in east Nashville.

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