NE Sierra Club EV Team - Charging Stations Survey
1.

What is the make, model, and year of the Plug-in Electric Vehicle (EV) you drive?

 

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2.

If you drive a second EV, please provide its make, model and year. Then use the combined use of your EVs to answer the survey questions.

 

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3.

Do you 

own
lease
both
other (explain)
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4.

Do you drive your EV exclusively? (almost no other driver)

YES
NO
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5.

How many miles do you drive per year (rough estimate)? 

 

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6.

How do you primarily use your EV?

Commuting/very short trips around town
Short trips (50-100 miles)
Long trips (over 100 miles)
Other (explain)
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7.

Do you own a second car with an internal combustion engine (ICE) for longer trips (or other purposes)?

YES
NO
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8.

Does your EV have High-Speed DC charging capability?

YES
NO
NOT SURE (explain)
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9.

In what type of dwelling do you live?

Single family dwelling with garage
Single family home (without garage)
Multi-family dwelling (with assigned parking spaces)
Multi-family dwelling (without assigned parking spaces)
Multi-family dwelling (with NO parking spaces)
Other (explain)
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10.

Do you own a charging station?

YES
NO
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11.

If YES, is it located in your garage? 

YES
NO
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12.

If it is NOT located in your garage, where is it located? 

 

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13.

Have you ever used a public charging station? 

YES
NO
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14.
Please rank how likely it is for you to use each of the charging locations below (from 1=most  likely to 7= least likely) . [Since you must rank all seven items, just give a high rating like 5,6, or 7 to those you would NEVER use.]

(1 = Most likely)
 
Home
Work
College
Tesla High-Speed DC Charging Station
Public (Level 3 High-Speed DC) Charging Station [not Tesla]
Public (Level 2 240V) Charging Station [not Tesla]
Other (explain)
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15.

Please rank (1=most often, 3=least often) how often you use the following charging options:


(1 = most often)
 
Level 1 - 120V (adds 3-5 miles in an hour)
Level 2 - 240V (adds 20-25 miles in an hour)
Level 3 - High-Speed DC (charges battery to 80% in about 1/2 hour)
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16.
From the list below, select your preferred top 3 locations for Level 3 - High-Speed DC charging stations.
NOTE: Only about 20-40 locations statewide could be purchased with the VW funds given the high cost of these stations ($30,000-60,000 each).
I-80 public rest stops
Intersections of Federal highways in NE
I-80 & federal highway truck plazas or multiple restaurants clusters
large shopping centers (near major highways) [with multiple restaurants]
municipal parking lots near "main street" (multiple restaurants nearby)
colleges/universities
hospital/health care facilities
large event arenas (with multiple restaurants nearby)
smaller shopping center (with multiple restaurants)
other (list below)
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17.
From the list below, select your preferred top 3 locations for Level 2 - 240V charging stations. Assume that the locations you have chosen in the last question will have High-Speed DC charging stations and will not need Level 2 240V stations.
NOTE:  Many of these chargers can be purchased with VW funds since they cost only $2000-5000 each.
I-80 public rest stops
Intersections of Federal highways in NE
I-80 & federal highway truck plazas or multiple restaurant clusters
large shopping centers (near major highways) [with multiple restaurants]
municipal parking lots near "main street" (multiple restaurants nearby
colleges/universities
hospital/health care facilities
large event arenas (with multiple restaurants nearby)
smaller shopping center (with multiple restaurants)
other (list below)
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18.

Should the 10% of the Nebraska VW Settlement earmarked for EV charging stations ($1.28 million) be changed to 15% (which is allowed by the settlement)?

YES
NO
Not sure or No Opinion
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19.
For Level 3 - High-Speed DC charging stations a 50% match is required for local communities by the Nebraska VW Settlement. What should the local match be?  (Assume total cost of installing this type of charging stations = $30,000 to $60,000)
0%
10%
20%
30%
40%
50%
Other (explain)
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20.
For Level 2 - 240V charging stations a 50% match is required for local communities by the Nebraska VW Settlement. What should the local match be?  (Assume total cost of installing this type of charging stations = $2,000 - 5,000)
0%
10%
20%
30%
40%
50%
Other (explain)
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21.
Are you willing to display your EV at one or both of our National Drive Electric Week events this Fall?
Omaha, Ne, Sunday afternoon, Sept 9
Lincoln, NE, Sunday afternoon, Sept 16
NO, I cannot do either event
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