MONTREAL, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Propulsion Québec, Quebec's Cluster for Electric and Smart Transportation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Louis Tremblay as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr. Tremblay is President and Chief Executive Officer of AddEnergie and its subsidiary, FLO.
"Louis is a passionate leader who, in recent years, has been an influential and respected personality in the electric vehicle industry (EV)", said Sarah Houde, executive Director of Propulsion Québec. "His vision has enabled him to position his company as a North American leader in EV charging solutions, and we are confident that his involvement with the board will be an asset to continue the mobilization of all stakeholders in positioning Quebec among the global leaders in the development and implementation of smart and electric modes of ground transportation."
A pioneer in the field of electric mobility in Canada, Louis Tremblay cofounded AddEnergie in 2009 while he was still a student at Laval University. The company manufactures charging stations and develops network management software for all markets (residential, commercial, public). AddEnergie owns and operates FLO, Canada's largest EV charging network, and supplies charging infrastructure and network operation services to third party networks such as the Electric Circuit (Quebec) and eCharge Network (New Brunswick). Today, AddEnergie employs more than 150 people in 7 business places; the company's headquarters and network operations centre are based in Quebec City, and all products are assembled at its factory in Shawinigan (Quebec). The company also has regional offices in Montreal, Mississauga, Vancouver, San Francisco and New York.
Louis Tremblay graduated from Laval University with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and pursued graduate-level studies in Power Electronics. In addition to presiding over the Board of Directors of Propulsion Québec, he is also a member of the Generation Energy Council, a 14-member committee set up by Natural Resources Canada, to provide recommendations on how Canada can transition to a reliable, affordable, low-carbon economy in the future.
About Propulsion Québec
Quebec's smart and electric vehicle cluster brings industry stakeholders together to work on joint projects aimed at positioning Quebec as a leader in smart and electric land transportation. Created in 2017, Propulsion Québec currently has over 100 members from a variety of sectors and deploys its resources across seven distinct working groups tasked with developing and supporting innovative projects. The cluster receives financial support from the Government of Quebec, the Government of Canada, and Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM).
SOURCE Propulsion Québec
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