Canadian government is investing $2M for solar-powered charging stations in Ontario

The federal government is providing $2 million for solar-powered electric vehicle charging stations at five sites across Ontario.

On Friday, Northumberland-Peterborough South MP Kim Rudd announced the funding in Sky Solar Canada Ltd. for three demonstration sites in Cobourg, along with one each in Markham and Oxford Station. She made the announcement on behalf of Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi.

Rudd says the money is part of the government’s $182.5 million funding to grow Canada’s electric vehicle infrastructure to make using electric and other alternative fuel vehicles easier and more convenient.

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