John Abbott College and the Electric Circuit offer four new public charging stations for electric vehicles
The Electric Circuit is pleased to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with John Abbott College as well as the commissioning of four new public charging stations for electric vehicles. Visitors can now charge their cars in the parking lot of the college, located at 21275 Rue Lakeshore in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.
“We are thrilled to have four public charging stations on our campus. Their presence will surely help sway community members to choose cleaner forms of transportation. This marks another step towards making our campus ecologically sustainable,” said Erich Schmedt, Academic Dean at John Abbott College.
“We are delighted to welcome John Abbott College to our network,” said France Lampron, Director – Transportation Electrification at Hydro-Québec on behalf of the founding partners of the Electric Circuit. “By offering charging stations for electric vehicles, the college is contributing to transportation electrification and supporting electric vehicle drivers.”
“On behalf of the Québec government, I would like to congratulate John-Abbott College for this initiative that demonstrates its strong interest in electric mobility. This action is in line with our Transportation Electrification Action Plan 2015-2020, which calls for an increase in the number of public charging stations for electric vehicles,” said Robert Poëti, Minister of Transport and Minister responsible for the Montréal region.
With the inauguration of these four charging stations at John Abbott College, there are now 129 charging stations in service in the Montréal area.