UPDATE to Electric Vehicle Incentives Currently Available in BC

UPDATE to Electric Vehicle Incentives Currently Available in British Columbia

Buying an electric vehicle in Canada has never been easier. With an increase in model variety, range and the expansion of the used EV market, there are a multitude of choices available to consumers.

The Government of Canada and the Province is British Columbia have a number of excellent incentive programs to help speed up adoption of electric vehicle technology in the Canadian market. There are multiple incentive streams, which at times ...

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How to work with your Strata on EV charging.

Our electric vehicle specialists regularly get correspondence from condo owners, who have purchased electric vehicles, only to find out that they are unable to charge them in the building parkade.

In many cases, the new EV owners assumed that plugging in their vehicles to the outlets in the parkade would not be an issue, only to get a warning from the strata telling that they need to refrain from doing so. The reality is that the parkade is a common area, ...

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Charger Pilot Project and NRCAN / Hydro Funding Update

The Cielo Electric team recently completed a very interesting installation at a strata property in North Vancouver. This pilot project was a collaboration between BC Hydro, Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) and a number of other stakeholders, with the purpose to develop a new type of EV charger designed for Multi-Unit Residences. The first phase of the charger pilot will be available for selected MURBs in the Lower Mainland and our team will be conducting a number of installations with this ...

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What’s holding EV’s back in BC? What are the solutions?

It has been over a decade since the Electric Vehicle
revolution began in North America and worldwide. Things have progressed quickly
for this niche corner of the automotive industry, and major growth is projected
over the next 5 years, yet electric vehicles are not the main buying choice for
the average consumer. We have seen a major shift to electric vehicles in the
province. For example, the Nissan Leaf (2019 Registrations = approx. 4,200)1
and Tesla Model 3 (2019 Registrations ...

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