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Electric-car maker Tesla charging station in Capistrano

If noticed more cars down the carpool lane a big T on the rear hatch, it’s Tesla has a growing Orange presence. The electric-car maker has stores at local malls to its $70,000-plus Model S to the county’s market.

And soon Tesla will be able to speed-charge vehicles for free within borders.

Tesla is building one of its stations in the Union Bank lot in San Juan Capistrano just off I-5 at Del Street and Camino Capistrano. completed, it will join a expanding network of stations can boost the range of a Model S by 150 in about 30 minutes.

The closest such station now is the Los Angeles County border, in

The network represents an effort by Musk – the satellite-launching, solar-panel Hyperloop-theorizing billionaire CEO of Tesla – to range anxiety from an purchase decision. Day to day, car owners recharge at home. But beyond the Model S’s range require advance to locate charging opportunities.

Last year, Musk the expansion of Tesla’s charging to more than 50 active now. Tesla said it to enable coast-to-coast travel supercharger to supercharger in different in a diagonal route across the this winter, while to 80 percent coverage of the U.S. in and 98 percent next year.

In there are supercharging stations up and in Hawthorne, Atascadero, Barstow, Corning, Folsom, Fremont, Harris Ranch, Mount Tejon Ranch and Vacaville.

Tesla owners are closely the progress of the San Juan Capistrano

“We are actually waiting for that to finish before we buy the supercharger for our Model S,” said Eric a Malibu resident who does a lot of with his wife, Renee, Orange County to visit in San Diego.

The couple bought a Model S with the least and it needs an upgrade to make it with the new station.

In San Juan the red Tesla logo sits more than a half-dozen ports. They’re still installed but feature thick that, when unfurled and into a car, resemble the most of us use to pump gasoline. car owners (the station can be only by Teslas) will to wait about half an or more while their fill up.

For the restaurants, cafes and other that surround the station, spells opportunity.

“I’m happy, I think I’m that’s it’s going to more people,” said Al who owns The Señor Barber in the lot as the charging stations. “I think make it more cosmopolitan.”

Tesla did not respond to requests details on the station, including it is expected to be finished or whether it be solar-powered. The electricity in Tesla’s stations is said to be generated by panels on top of carport canopies, to Musk’s promise that the will always provide energy – to both the owner of the car and to the dependent electrical grid.

“I have range anxiety we plan around it,” Renee Swenson. “Every I’ve gone further I expect, I know where the are to get what I need.”

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