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Charging Infrastructure

Resource Collection

PlugShare EV Charging Station Locator

Both PlugShare and ChargeHub provide user-friendly, customizable, brand agnostic search tools for public EV charging stations throughout North America.

ChargeHub EV Charging Station Locator

Both PlugShare and ChargeHub provide user-friendly, customizable, brand agnostic search tools for public EV charging stations throughout North America.

Guide to EV Charging in MURBs

Guide provides a detailed look at the specific processes and considerations for installing electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in multi-unit residential buildings (MURBs).

Residential EV Charging: A Guide for Local Governments

City of Richmond-BC Hydro guide provides local governments and other interested parties with guidance on improving access to “at home” EV charging in new and existing residential buildings.

ZEV Charging in MURBs and for Garage Orphans

The report identifies key barriers and opportunities, explores potential solutions and best practices, and presents a suite of options for potential future action related to EV charging in MURBs and for garage orphans.

Future Proofing: EV Charging – Signature Electric

Part of a Signature Electric video series, this video overviews recent developments in charging station installation in MURBs, highlighting specific hardware needs and the logistics of installation.

Making new residential buildings 100 per cent EV-ready

Article overviewing key considerations, technologies and costs associated with making MURBs EV-ready.

Retrofitting EV chargers into a multifamily building

Article discussing challenges and costs associated with retrofitting MURB parking facilities with EVSE, and how government subsidies can potentially help.

VW and bp join forces to expand ultra-fast EV charging across Europe

Article announcing recent partnership to roll out 150kW+ chargers at gas stations throughout the UK and Germany.

How to ensure electric cars aren't just for rich people

Grist article overviewing some of the steps being taken by utilities as well as local and regional  governments in the US to help provide equitable access to EV charging infrastructure.

Guidebook on Equitable Clean Energy Program Design for Local Governments and Partners 

A comprehensive guide to support local governments in designing programs that enable current and emerging low-carbon technologies (including EVSE) to be accessed equitably.

Siting EVSE with equity in mind

ACEEE white paper providing guidance for local governments and utilities on siting EVSE in a way that promotes geographic, racial and economic equity (focus on US but relevant to Canada). 

EV Ready Requirements for New Buildings: A Best Practice Guide for BC Local Governments

The 2021 Guide updates information that was published in a previous guide, “Residential Electric Vehicle Charging: A Guide for Local Governments” prepared by AES Engineering for the City of Richmond.