Bought a new Nissan Leaf? You will need some charging locations away from home. While they aren't as plentiful as gas stations, you can still find them in various parts of the area.
Here are two websites that offer easy searches for these charging stations, including one with mobile apps to make the search easier when you are in that electric car.
- CarStations.com, with Android and iPhone apps also available;
- Alternative Fuels Data Center, U.S. Department of Energy.
Here are the charging stations in and around the Smyrna-Vinings area:
- Sears at Cumberland Mall, 1500 Cumberland Mall SE, Atlanta 30339
- Wade Ford, 3860 S Cobb Dr., Smyrna 30080
- Hilton Garden Inn, 3045 Windy Hill Rd SE, Atlanta 30339
- ING-Atlanta, 57800 Powers Ferry Rd, Atlanta 30339
- Energy & Environment, 2121 B Hollywood Rd NW, Atlanta 30318
- Team Nissan of Marietta, 810 Cobb Pkwy S, Marietta 30060
- Walgreens, 4535 Roswell Rd NE, Sandy Springs 30342
Don't assume all of these charging stations to be open to the public. Check before plugging in, or unplugging someone who was there before you.
Know of any electric charging stations that aren't on this short list? Add them to the comments with this story.