Rebates for Fleets

Two updates on EV incentives for BC fleets this week:1) The SUVI program has doubled the incentives for commercial EVs (cargo bikes, trucks, buses and more) - 33% of the cost, up to $100,000 per vehicle, and 66% if you're in the tourism industry. 2) A new Commercial Vehicle Pilots…

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Rebates for Indigenous Communities

Indigenous Communities can now access funding for Electric Vehicle Charging Installations. Natural Resources Canada and CleanBC Go Electric offer programs that provide capital funding for building EV fast charging stations, but the site selection, design, construction and operations are up to you. The CleanBC Go Electric program is of particular…

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EV Installation Checklist

Electric Vehicle Charging station installations have nine key components. Having a checklist is a useful tool to ensure no aspect of this installation is forgotten. Charging Station Product;What Level of charging station is required?Should your changing station be networked? (The answer is YES!)Is the charging station capable of load sharing?Are…

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Are you ready to go electric?

Many auto makers, fleet managers and consumers are deciding purchase electric vehicles (EVs). When considering large purchases I would recommend you understand all your options. So before answer should you go electric, let’s start the discussion by looking at the different types of electric cars. Each type of EV has…

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Is it time to go electric?

Many auto makers, fleet managers and consumers are deciding purchase electric vehicles (EVs). When considering large purchases I would recommend you understand all your options. So before answer should you go electric, let’s start the discussion by looking at the different types of electric cars. Each type of EV has…

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Giving Air Pollution Visibility
Soot and oil from vehicles have left their mark at the Kings Cross taxi rank in London, UK

Giving Air Pollution Visibility

At the turn of the 20th century cities were dirty places to live. Coal was the primary fuel for industry and heating, while horses and wagon were the primary means of transport. This mean that industrial cities had very polluted air and streets. Citizens suffered under all this pollution and…

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What is an electric vehicle?

Any vehicle propelled by an electrical energy source is an electric vehicle (EV). The electrical energy source can be a battery, fuel cells, or solar panels. The key is that it is portable and refillable. Propulsion of EVs can be provided by various types of drive-trains as well. The most…

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Electric Vehicles role in the energy transition

Studies have shown that climate change exaggerates weather patterns. Failing to tackle global warming will result in a higher frequency of intense storms, heatwaves and floods. Extreme weather is already one of the most dangerous threats to civilization. Greenhouse gases are heating up the atmosphere, increasing the acidity of the…

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What is inside a battery electric vehicle?

Any vehicle propelled by an electrical energy source is an electric vehicle (EV). The electrical energy source can be a battery, fuel cells, or solar panels. The key is that it is portable and refillable. Propulsion of EVs can be provided by various types of drive-trains as well. The most…

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