How to Charge a Tesla Model S When There Is No Electrical Outlet

Suppose you are traveling on a Tesla Model S, and you discover there is no electrical outlet available when your Model S is running out of power. What will you do? It looks like calling for a tow truck is not the most convenient way – at least in China.


A Tesla owner in China traveled to the country side near Shanghai. Since there is no outdoor socket there, he managed to build a charger for his Model S, by tapping into the local electric transmission line on a utility pole. It seems this trick worked: see the below gallery for this Tesla owner’s creativity.

Disclaimer: we are not suggestion such charging method. Contact Tesla if you have any charging questions.



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