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Transportation Electrification Strategy 2013-2017

Key Measures

Under its Transportation Electrification Strategy, the Government is undertaking several major initiatives, representing $516.1 million in investments.

  1. Rapidly increase the use of electrical transportation
  2. Take advantage of Québec’s electrical expertise
  3. Build the future around a strong and productive industrial network
  4. Make the Québec State an example to be followed

Transportation Electrification Strategy – cadre financier sommaire
(in millions of dollars)

2013-2017 Total

Rapidly increase the use of electrical transportation 244,3
Take advantage of Québec’s electrical expertise 44,2
Build the future around a strong and productive industrial network 221,7
Make the Québec State an example to be followed 6,0
TOTAL 516,1(1)

1. Rapidly increase the use of electrical transportation

  • A maximum rebate of $8000 will be offered on the purchase of an electric vehicle for the next three years.
  • In total, the government is aiming to introduce 12 500 additional new electric vehicles by 2017.
  • A $115-million fund will be established to further encourage the use of electrical transportation.
  • A deployment plan will be developed for 5000 charging stations across Québec.
  • Québec’s cities will feature electric taxis: an ambitious plan for the “greening” of 525 taxis.
  • Montréal’s Saint-Michel axis will become electric: a large new project.
  • Montréal metro’s blue line will be extended.
  • A light-rail system will cross the Champlain Bridge.
  • Montréal will become an electromobility city.

2. Take advantage of Québec’s electrical expertise

  • A world-class research and advanced technology institute will be established in Québec: the Institut du transport électrique.
  • The government will mobilize the electrical industry to develop transportation solutions for the future.

3. Build the future around a strong and productive industrial network

  • More than $220 million will be dedicated to initiatives that build a productive industrial network.

4. Make the Québec State an example to be followed

  • Secretariat will be created to coordinate the government’s strategy.
  • The government will undertake the progressive and mandatory electrification of its fleet.
  • This will be accompanied by the installation of 1000 charging stations near government buildings.
  • The government will adjust the legislative and regulatory framework to facilitate the use of electric vehicles.
  • The government will implement a promotion and awareness campaign in cooperation with interested partners.
  • The government will support municipalities in their efforts to electrify transportation.

Documents

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The following content may contain barriers to is accessibility. Transportation Electrification Strategy 2013-2017 - entire document (PDF, 113 pages, 1,37 Mb)

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