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Green/environmental: October 2012 Archives

Making Electric Vehicles a practical choice

electric car.JPGWith gas prices on the rise, the electric car might be looking more and more attractive. Both the car industry and Hydro-Quebec are trying to make it a practical choice for Quebecers. Right now there are 100 electric recharging stations for cars in Montreal, Quebec City and Sherbrooke. Hydro-Quebec plans on installing even more of them soon. 

A conference on electric vehicles just wrapped up in Montreal and participants in various pilot projects shared their experiences.

Robert Cadieux is one of the people who has been driving an electric car as part of Hydro-Quebec's pilot project. He joined Sonali Karnick in-studio, along with Chantal Guimond, Director of Energy Services for Electric Vehicles with Hydro Quebec.

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