April 2015 Meeting Minutes & Links


Thanks to everyone who came to our April meeting! Here are some notes from the meeting and links to things that were mentioned.

  1. We currently have 11 members signed up through the EAA website. We encourage everyone to get membership as it helps to bring more funds to our chapter and you get a great monthly newsletter. Info and sign up here.
  2. Our chapter currently has about $930, mostly from donations.
  3. New charging stations
    1. The new Marriott hotels in Bellingham have a pair of SemaConnect Level 2 charging stations.
    2. NRG eVgo is expanding into Washington and has 4 public DCQCs currently being installed. Membership is required to use them; you can order a membership card on their website. A monthly subscription is not required; they have several plans.
      1. Marysville
      2. Northgate
      3. North Bend
      4. Tacoma
    3. Bellevue Nissan has installed 6 public DCQCs at their new location. They are also on the NRG eVgo network.
  4. Kia announced recently that the Kia Soul EV will be for sale in Washington in June. Ty & Trish test drove one last month and have good things to say about it. There’s currently a used 2015 for sale at Performance Kia in Everett.
  5. Upcoming EVents
    1. Friday, April 24th, 5:30pm: Vancouver EV Fair @ Science World
    2. Saturday, April 25th, 10:00am: itek Energy Factory Tour, 3886 Hammer Dr, Bellingham
    3. Sunday, May 10th, 9am: Issaquah Spring Electric Vehicle Show, XXX Rootbeer, 98 NE Gilman Blvd, Issaquah

The next meeting is Saturday, May 9th, at 11:00am. We hope to see you there!


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