MONTRÉAL, Jan. 18, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Electric Circuit is pleased to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with Cégep de Sorel-Tracy and the installation of two public electric-vehicle charging stations at door no. 4 in the college parking lot, 3000, boulevard de Tracy.
The director general of Cégep de Sorel-Tracy, Fabienne Desrochers said: "This action shows the College's constant attention to sustainability and its to provide services to the public."
"With the addition of Cégep de Sorel-Tracy to our network, The Electric Circuit continues its expansion in the region," said Pierre-Luc Desgagné, Vice President – Public and Government Affairs at Hydro-Québec, on behalf of the Electric Circuit's founding partners. "We are delighted that an institution of higher learning like Cégep de Sorel-Tracy is setting an example for the up-and-coming generation by supporting the advent of electric vehicles."
The Electric Circuit
The Electric Circuit is the largest public charging network in Québec. It is a major initiative in providing the charging infrastructure required to support the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles in Québec, with more than 360 stations, including 8 fast-charge stations, in parking lots of the AMT, RONA stores, Metro grocery stores and St-Hubert restaurants throughout Québec. Since its launch in March 2012, 94 private and institutional partners have joined The Electric Circuit.
Electric Circuit users have access to a 24/7 telephone help line run by CAA-Québec, as well as a charging-station locator service. The Electric Circuit Web site, theelectriccircuit.com, and the mobile app for iOS and Android are updated as new stations are commissioned.
There are now 92 charging stations in service in the Montérégie region:
Acton Vale (1)
Boucherville (11, including 1 fast-charge)
La Prairie (2)
Roxton Pond (1)
Sainte-Brigide d'Iberville (1)
To find out the exact location of each station, see the map:
For further information: Louis-Olivier Batty, Hydro-Québec, for The Electric Circuit, 514 289-4214, [email protected]; Mélanie Lavallée, Communications Advisor, Cégep de Sorel-Tracy, 450 742-6651, ext. 2207, [email protected]