Thursday, October 25, 2018

National Harbor Tesla Supercharges to Close in One Week

On Thursday, 1 November, the National Harbor SuperChargers will be closed and removed as the property has been sold to a hotel company that wants to tear up the lot.  My understanding is that the equipment will be returned to Tesla and the property owners for National Harbor have offered to allow Tesla to reinstall them in the Fleet Garage at Tesla's cost.  This is a paid garage where you get a card on entry and use a pay machine to pay the card before exiting with the card.  You will therefore be forced to pay $5 for only 30 to 40 minutes of parking instead of being on the honor system as it currently is.  Overall, it's unclear if Tesla will take them up on this offer, or consider moving to free parking at Tanger's Mall down the street.  The Springfield Supercharger will remain opened.

I, for one shall be boycotting the new hotel.  It breaks my heart to lose these as I work very close by and have only been able to use them twice in my 9 weeks driving #CO2Fre.