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Tesla owners rejoice! Dale Donohoe of Intertex Properties is pleased to announce that a new Tesla Supercharger station is set to open by the end of the week.

Located in the Bridgeport Marketplace parking lot, this charging station is the first of its kind in the Santa Clarita Valley with 24 charging stations.

Supercharging is simple and convenient — just plug in your Tesla and charge up. Typical charging time is 30 minutes for half a charge to 60 minutes for a full charge.

The charging station at Bridgeport Marketplace is conveniently located near several shops and restaurants like Undergrounds Coffee Shop, Sabor, Valley Produce, Rustic Burger, Kabuki Japanese Restaurant, California Pizza Kitchen and Marstons.

The electricity used by the Supercharger comes from a solar carport system provided by SolarCity (a subsidiary of Tesla), which results in almost zero marginal energy cost after installation.

Supercharging stations are installed in high traffic corridors. The Santa Clarita station is part of Tesla’s master plan to install these chargers throughout the continental United States enabling fast, 100 percent electric travel from coast to coast.

“Tesla’s Supercharger network is a game changer for electric vehicles, providing long distance travel that has a level of convenience equivalent to gasoline cars for all practical purposes,” said Elon Musk, Tesla Motors co-founder and CEO.

“However, by making electric long-distance travel at no cost, an impossibility for gasoline cars, Tesla is demonstrating just how fundamentally better electric transport can be,” he said. “We are giving Model S the ability to drive almost anywhere for free on pure sunlight.”

— By Allison Needham, SCVEDC

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22 Comments

  1. Ebikes can be charged at home or any 110 outlet. Open Trails Ebikes of Santa Clarita

  2. So is this charging station for Tesla only, or is it available for use with other electric vehicles?

  3. Should read “scv’s first public super charging station opening.”

  4. 😂😂😂 empty lot.

  5. Heather Cornelison Shereef Morse 🤩

  6. Jennifer Amy, I guess that’s going in the construction area. I guess I will stop complaining! We might have to eat at Sabor some more!

  7. Went by at 9pm Friday the 6th and 3 cars were charging at Tesla. Sure didn’t see a carport or canopy so must still be coming. Really great car event at the church lots of great paint jobs and souped up muscle cars.

  8. Place for you to charge when you come visit now, Scott

  9. Kevin Dillon Kevin Dillon says:

    Loss of parking for other vehicles? Power comes from the grid that burns fossil fuel to generate the electricity? Solar panels would make more sense in sunny California.

  10. WMSCV says:

    Love solar great idea. I have doubts about free travel. Once EV becomes main stream the tax revenue from fossil fuel vehicles will decrease. It will be made up by taxing every vehicle owner on miles driven. It’s already in use in other states and planning is on the table in California. No such thing as free.

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