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Wednesday, 05 January 2022 18:47

First Tesla Supercharger Opens in Hawaii, Last of the 50 States

Written by Andrei Nedelea, Inside EVs
New Tesla Supercharger in Aiea, HI. New Tesla Supercharger in Aiea, HI. Tesla Charging/Twitter

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The Tesla Supercharger network already covers most of the U.S., making journeys from and to pretty much any major destination not only possible, but easy. 

There is even one in Alaska, located in the small town of Soldotna, population less than 20,000, but Tesla had missed one state---Hawaii.

 

The Aloha State is the last of the 50 states to get a Supercharger, but now it has one, a six-stall station located in the Aiea part of Honolulu.

 

To be precise, this is the first public Supercharger in Hawaii, because one was previously installed on Lanai island, most of which is owned by Tesla board member Larry Ellison, so it was more of a private station.

 

Tesla has committed to continuing its Supercharger network expansion, which it says has reached around 3,500 stations with more than 30,000 charger stalls. The manufacturer is currently focusing on expanding the network in Canada, Mexico, Central and Eastern Europe, as well as parts of Asia and the Middle East.

 

The manufacturer also recently started opening up its Superchargers to be used by other EVs. It currently has pilot programs running and they have so far proven successful, so over time, the company may want to expand this program to more stations.

 

Right now this is only happening in Europe, but Tesla will want to get a piece of the new...


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