Recommendation Three – Enable Electric Vehicles (EVs)

Electric vehicles may grow to very high levels of market penetration, with corresponding environmental benefits and opportunities for electricity providers, or they may fall far short of their full potential. Vision 2050 recommends proactive steps to accelerate the electrification of the transportation sector through policy support and collaboration, coalition building, and implementation of enabling infrastructure.

Federal Government

  • Develop enabling policies and regulations (e.g., for recharge points)
  • Early adoption of electric vehicles in public sector fleet

Provincial Governments

  • Develop enabling policies and regulations (e.g., for recharge points)
  • Early adoption of electric vehicles in public sector fleet

Regulators and System Operators

  • Advise governments on technical requirements for electric vehicles

Utilities

  • Advise governments on technical requirements and commercial models for electric vehicles
  • Implement customer-friendly information technology (IT) systems to measure what is being taken from the grid

 

 

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