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2,000 Gas Free Miles

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Odometer just passed 2000. Feels good.

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July 25, 2011 at 9:52 pm

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PG&E E9B

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The E9B rate in California is very beneficial for EV owners as the night rate for charging is the lowest at around $0.05-$0.06 / kWh. I completed an application from PG&E and now I’m waiting for a couple local electricians to give me quotes. The secondary, and sometimes more important benefit is splitting the baseline usage over two meters. This allows an EV owner to stay at Tier 1 for the EV and the house as usual. This saves money by not pushing the house into a higher tier.

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July 19, 2011 at 4:56 am

HOV and ZEV applications

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I’ve sent away for my high occupancy vehicle and zero emission vehicle stickers so I may drive in the carpool solo, and park in public charging stations respectively. It should take about a month to get them. The costs where $8 for HOV and $17 for ZEV.

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July 19, 2011 at 4:40 am

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