British Columbia to install 454 new public EV charging stations

As part of the $2.7-million Community Charging Infrastructure Fund announced in April, 71 organizations have been approved to receive 75 percent of the cost (up to $4,000 per station).

 

The Canadian province of British Columbia is the latest locale to announce an ambitious rollout of public EV charging stations. A total of 454 new chargers are planned for communities throughout the province.

As part of the $2.7-million Community Charging Infrastructure Fund announced in April, 71 organizations have been approved to receive 75 percent of the cost (up to $4,000 per station), to purchase and install 286 Level 2 charging stations. 12 local governments will also receive funding to plan and identify locations for 168 more stations.

The initial 286 charging stations will be deployed at various types of locations, including the Vancouver airport, local government facilities, universities, hotels and resorts, and shopping centers.

 

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