British Columbia expands EV charging network

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The Province of British Columbia announced the addition of four new EV charging sites to the province. Each site will host two fast chargers and one level-two charger for a total of 12 new charging stations.

The Province chose these specifics sites to help add new EV sites to remote areas. The new locations are:

  • Hanceville Lookout Rest Area- near Hanceville, 85 km west of Williams Lake on Highway 20
  • Una Rest Area- 30 km northeast of Vernon on Highway 97
  • Motz Road- East of Terrace off of Highway 37
  • Mount Terry Fox Rest Area- 9 km east of Tete Jaune Cache on Highway 16.

The announcement came from Rob Fleming, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure in British Columbia. Since 2018, the Province has built 22 charging sites across the province, with a focus on northern or rural communities.

Westcana Electric Inc is building all four of the charging stations. The stations are expected to open to the public in early 2022.

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