The Electric Circuit
Attention: New pricing at fast-charge stations!
A new rate at fast-charge stations of 100 kW and above will come into effect on July 20, 2023.
For full details, check out our Cost of Charging page.
An impressive level of satisfaction!
Following a satisfaction survey conducted by the Electric Circuit among its members in the fall of 2022, many respondents testified to their satisfaction with various aspects of their user experience. Here are the highlights.
The Electric Circuit launches an affiliated charging station program
This program will ramp up rollout of level-2 charging stations in urban parking lots to improve charging access. They look different, but they deliver the same quality service you find across the network.
More about affiliated charging stations
Beware of fraudulent texts and emails!
Phishing texts and emails that appear to be from the Electric Circuit are circulating.
The Electric Circuit will never send you documents or ask for your personal information by email or text. All official messages from the Electric Circuit will be sent to your inbox in your Electric Circuit account.
Do you think you’ve received a fraudulent email or text? Here’s what to do.
First Operation Red Nose for the Electric Circuit!
Because road safety is everyone’s business, the Electric Circuit is pleased to join forces with Operation Red Nose for its 39th campaign. This year, EV drivers who volunteer to drive other motorists home will receive a charging credit for each evening they participate.
New! The Electric Circuit marketing place.
The Electric Circuit is launching a marketplace where, for a limited time, members can get special perks that come with EV driving products and services!
Launch of the charging network for heavy vehicles.
Please note: New charging rates at Level 2 standard charging stations
New charging rates come into effect for Level 2 standard charging stations on June 1, 2022.
For more information, please see our new Cost of charging page.
10 years after the launch of the Electric Circuit, what challenges lie ahead?
France Lampron, Hydro-Québec's Director-Mobility, and Daniel Breton, President and CEO of Electric Mobility Canada, met to discuss the challenges that lie ahead for the Electric Circuit.
Launch of the Electric Relay.
The Electric Circuit and AVÉQ are launching the Electric Relay, a province-wide tour of Québec, to spread the word about electric mobility.
The Electric Circuit is celebrating its 10th anniversary!
From a pioneer to an essential service, the most extensive public charging network in Quebec tells its story.
Certified EV Skills Service Centers
Are you looking for a garage with the expertise to work on your electric vehicle? The EV Skills Program (Compétences VE) is a skill certification program of the Conseil provincial des comités paritaires de l’industrie des services automobiles (CPCPA) that guarantees that a mechanic has completed an industry-recognized, provincial EV training program funded by Emploi-Québec. More information about the training program and how to find a certified garage
Survey 2021 Thank you to all the electromobilists who responded, here are the results of the 2021 survey
Attention: New pricing at fast-charge stations!
New pricing at 24-kW, 50-kW and 100-kW fast-charge stations effective February 1, 2022.
For more information on pricing, check our new Cost of Charging page
Charging your electric vehicle during very cold weather
Electric Circuit and ChargePoint make it easier for drivers to access charging across Canada and North America
ChargePoint and Electric Circuit members are now able to charge on the other network without having to create a new account or new subscription. Members of the Electric Circuit will be able to access an additional 40,000 charging stations in North America and ChargePoint members will be able to access an additional 3,300 Electric Circuit charging stations, including near 600 fast charging stations.
Hydro-Québec honored with Canada-wide recognition
Hydro-Québec is the recipient of the award for the Canadian Electricity Association’s Centre of Excellence. The award recognizes the company’s leadership in developing the Electric Circuit, and the positive impact it has had for EV drivers.
For more information, visit the project page on the Centre of Excellence website: https://electricity.ca/lead/centre-of-excellence/public-charging-solutions-for-electric-vehicles/
EV drivers, we need you! Participate at the Collective Energy consultation.
New mobile app : Discover it!
Rollout of 100-kW Fast-Charge Stations: The Electric Circuit Selects Québec Company AddEnergie
L'AVÉQ (French only)
In French only Statistiques SAAQ-AVÉQ sur l'électromobilité au Québec en date du 31 décembre 2022 [Infographie]
Quel ralentissement ? L’Amérique franchit la barre du million de véhicules électriques vendus en 2023
Voici pourquoi, les véhicules électriques sont meilleurs que les voitures à combustion en hiver
Le premier camion de pompiers électrique au Canada présenté à Vancouver
Un rapport de Clean Energy Canada déboulonne les mythes sur les véhicules électriques au Canada
L’enquête annuelle sur les prix des batteries de BloombergNEF révèle une baisse de 14 % entre 2022 et 2023