Vancouver City Council Approves EV Bylaw

City of Vancouver Counselors have spoken: A new EV bylaw states that all parking stalls within new multi-residential buildings built in Vancouver will have to be electric vehicle (EV) ready. This is up from the 20% that was previously required for new multi-residential builds. The only stalls that may be exempt are visitor stalls. It […]

Fast charging stations for EVs moving ahead

  A Canadian program to improve the adoption of electric vehicles Under a partnership through the federal government’s Natural Resources Canada,  global energy storage firms eCamion, Leclanche and independent power producer SGEM will increase EV charging infrastructure along the Trans-Canada Highway. The project will result in 34 new electric vehicle charging stations with completion expected by […]

cost recovery for Electric Vehicle charging in multi-tenant properties

HERE IS HOW IT WORKS: meter, REPORT AND BILL   The Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging station for each parking stall is monitored by a Measurement Canada approved QMC smart meter. The meter is located beside the electrical panel that has an individual breaker for each EV receptacle. Each meter is connected to the building network with internet […]

Is your multi-unit residential building EV ready?

  Developers and property managers of multi-unit residential buildings are getting EV ready, installing electrical vehicle charging stations on their properties to meet new building codes and requirements. If last year’s growth rate continues, it would mean eight of every 10 cars sold by 2030 would be electric. Although electric vehicles are still a small […]

Smart metering for EV charging stations: the solution for multi-unit properties

Developers and property managers of mixed-use and multi-family properties are installing electrical vehicle charging stations on their properties to meet the new building codes and requirements. Occupants may choose to purchase or rent a parking stall with an electrical charging outlet. Metering of each receptacle will ensure fair and accurate cost allocation for the energy […]