EV Charging Debate: Networked vs Non Networked EV Chargers,

A publicly accessible networked EV Charger

Do you value real time updates and the
ability to remotely configure your charger’s settings or even monitor your
vehicle charging remotely? Do you live in a strata complex that requires data for
billing purposes? Do you like being in control of your EV charging process and
limit power during peak demand periods? Do you like to track ...

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EV Charger Rebates…Get your application in ASAP!

A networked EV Charger installation in a a condo parking stall

**UPDATE October 11 2019**
BC Hydro announced this week that the Tesla Wall Connector is an eligible charger for single family home rebate applicants only. It is now included in the this program!

The Province of British Columbia has
recently launched its new EV Charging Incentive program for Multi-Unit
Residences, Workplaces and Single Family ...

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EV Charging; we have got it all wrong!

Electric Vehicles Charging at the MEC head office in Vancouver

For some; charging an electric vehicle at home is a very pleasant experience. Your garage becomes a reliable oasis where your vehicle charges peacefully overnight, and departs in the morning with a full charge. Effortless, simple and effective.

If you live in a condo with shared parking,
your EV charging experience can be ...

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Changes in the Strata Property Act Needed to help EV Adoption.

Electric Vehicles are more popular than ever before; we have
witnessed this popularity firsthand with a significant increase in sales of
electric vehicles in British Columbia. Furthermore, the investment by the
Provincial Government into outreach, education and incentives has been
incredibly helpful in furthering the adoption of electric vehicles. More
recently the province committed to a sales standard for electric vehicles that
would ...

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Good References for EV Life Cycle Analysis

In recent weeks, there has been a significant increase in the amount of anti-electric vehicle press. The articles focus negatively on the total lifecycle emissions of electric vehicles manufacturing and the emissions spent to get these vehicles from manufacturing to recycling.

To the consumer; this negative messaging is carefully crafted to impact your buying choice and write off EV’s as having a dirty little ...

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Change in BCUC regulations Great for EV Charging Infrastructure

Last week we received excellent news; an update about the inquiry into the regulation of Electric Vehicle Charging, currently under review by the British Columbia Utilities Commission. This inquiry was established last January and has received a great deal of interest from the Electric Vehicle industry in BC.

The inquiry was set up to review the regulation surrounding EV charging services in our province, explore potential issues and ...

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Solar Projects Shine in Hawaii

Tesla Solar Installation on Kauai (Credit Tesla)

I have recently read a number of articles about solar projects, under construction and being completed in the Hawaiian Islands. The island that has been getting a lot of press recently is Kauai. Also known as the Garden Isle; this island is especially beautiful and suited to travellers that are wanting a unique experience off ...

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Electric Vehicles: Good for Business Fleets

In 2017, Cielo Electric acquired a silver Chevrolet BOLT EV as our primary work/commuter vehicle. We are proud to be a Diamond Member of the West Coast Electric Fleets Initiative, committing to electrify our business vehicles and lower our operating GHG emissions.

West Coast Electric Fleets is an initiative of the Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC), a joint initiative of California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia to ...

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