The first of three fast-charging stations for electric vehicles of a corridor between Alberta’s two largest cities was announced in Calgary on Tuesday.
The province lags behinds Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia in electric car use — with roughly 1,000 on the road today — but stations opening adjacent to Canadian Tire stores near Edmonton and in Red Deer and Calgary are aimed at boosting those numbers.
“It should allow easy use of electric vehicles between Edmonton and Calgary,” said Wayne Stensby of ATCO Electric.
“It’s early days for the electric vehicle industry in Alberta and that’s why we’re thinking charging stations and the introduction
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