New Electric Vehicle-Related Investments Across Ontario and Canada
Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a total investment of $13,645,449 in 30 projects to install up to 1,908 Level 2 and 100 Level 3 EV chargers, with the majority located in Ontario. Project details are included in the table below, with funding through Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP) and Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative.
Of these new chargers, 995 will be installed at multi-use residential buildings (MURB), 440 will be used by fleets, 299 will be available at public places, and 244 will be installed at workplaces.
NRCan also announced total top-up funding of $10.9 million in five projects through ZEVIP’s delivery organizations to help ultimate recipients install up to 1,328 new EV chargers, primarily in Ontario. The exact location of the chargers will be determined at a later date.
In addition, Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, announced a combined federal investment of more than $12 million in four organizations to help install over 1,800 EV chargers in Guelph and across Canada.
Earlier this week, Maninder Sidhu, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, also announced a combined federal investment of $201,000 to help install 40 Level 2 chargers in Kelowna, British Columbia: $120,000 to the City of Kelowna to install 24 new chargers; and $81,000 to Bernard Block Mission Group Homes GP Ltd. to install 16 new chargers.
In total, this week the Government of Canada announced over $35 million in investments in the EV charging ecosystem for communities around Ontario, and across Canada. These investments will result in deploying nearly 150 new fast chargers and over 3,500 new Level 2 chargers.
|Proponents||NRCan funding||Number of EV chargers and types||Stream||Locations|
|Pollution Probe Foundation||$500,000||35 Level 2; 7 Level 3||Fleet||Across Canada|
|Scout Environmental Inc.||$1,950,000||236 Level 2; 10 Level 3||Fleet||Across Canada|
|Delta Elevator Company Limited||$146,150||2 Level 3||Fleet||Kitchener, ON|
|Elexicon Group Inc.||$390,000||58 Level 2; 2 Level 3||Fleet||Burlington, ON|
|Modern Niagara Group Inc.||$430,000||26 Level 2; 6 Level 3||Fleet (30),
|Corporation of the County of Simcoe||$86,418||20 Level 2||Fleet (2), Workplace (10), MURB (8)||Midhurst, Wasaga Beach and Victoria Harbour, ON|
|Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited||$400,000||80 Level 2||Fleet (58), Public (12), Workplace (10)||Toronto, ON|
|The University of Western Ontario||$460,000||72 Level 2; 2 Level 3||Public (38), Workplace (20), Fleet (8), MURB (8)||London, ON|
|MacEwan Petroleum Inc.||$1,900,000||26 Level 3||Public||Ontario|
|Metro Ontario Inc.||$130,000||26 Level 2||Public||Ontario and Quebec|
|North Bay Hydro Services Inc.||$99,999||2 Level 2; 2 Level 3||Public||North Bay, ON|
|SmartCentres Management Services Inc.||$99,900||20 Level 2||Public||Vaughan, ON|
|SmartCentres Management Services Inc.||$99,900||20 Level 2||Public||Chilliwack, Surrey, New Westminster, B.C. and Vaughan, ON|
|St. Lawrence College of Applied Arts and Technology||$110,000||22 Level 2||Public||Kingston, Cornwall, Brockville, ON|
|Suncor||$300,000||6 Level 3||Public||British Columbia, Ontario and New Brunswick|
|The City of Burlington||$140,000||22 Level 2; 2 Level 3||Public||Burlington, ON|
|The Corporation of the Town of Lincoln||$105,000||21 Level 2||Public||Lincoln, ON|
|Bracebridge Generation Ltd.||$1,150,000||17 Level 2; 23 Level 3||Public||Ontario|
|Longo Brothers Fruit Market Inc.||$160,000||32 Level 2||Public||Toronto, ON|
|Slate ZEVIP Holdings ULC||$250,756||89 Level 2||Public (4), Workplace (72), MURB (13)||Burnaby (BC), Calgary (AB), Toronto (ON) and Halifax (NS)|
|Regional Municipality of Durham||$605,000||75 Level 2; 6 Level 3||Public (4), Workplace (4), MURB (51)||Whitby, ON|
|General Motors of Canada Company||$810,000||122 Level 2; 4 Level 3||Workplace||Ontario|
|SWTCH Energy Inc.||$1,610,061||489 Level 2||MURB||British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia|
|SWTCH Energy Inc.||$311,741||72 Level 2||MURB||British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Nova Scotia|
|2456965 Ontario Inc.||$374,625||81 Level 2||MURB||Markham, ON|
|2560390 Ontario Inc.||$58,507||20 Level 2||MURB||Waterloo, ON|
|Elora South Inc.||$97,500||60 Level 2||MURB||Elora, ON|
|Kingston Residential Fund 3 L.P.||$180,004||40 Level 2; 2 Level 3||MURB||Kingston, ON|
|Sparkle Solutions Corp.||$595,000||119 Level 2||MURB||Ontario|
|York Region Standard Condominium Corporation No. 1020||$94,888||32 Level 2||MURB||Ontario|
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