Longueuil, June 29, 2016
Two charging stations for electric vehicles at Complexe Saint-CharlesGroupe Mercille is now an Electric Circuit partner
The Electric Circuit and Groupe Mercille announce the commissioning of two public charging stations for electric vehicles at Complexe Saint-Charles. Occupants of this administrative complex as well as visitors can now charge their vehicles at level P-2 of the building’s parking garage, whose entrance is located at 1111, rue Saint-Charles Ouest in Longueuil.
“Groupe Mercille is proud to contribute to urban transportation electrification by joining this positive movement,” said Hélène Mercille, President and CEO of Groupe Mercille. “This investment is perfectly in line with our company’s strategic commitments in terms of responsible real estate development. I would like to thank the Electric Circuit team, which provides the opportunity to make a sustainable change for the Greater Montréal area!”
“We are very pleased to welcome Groupe Mercille, a company committed to economic and social development in Longueuil,” said France Lampron, Director – Transportation Electrification at Hydro-Québec. “The Electric Circuit continues to expand its network in urban areas. The arrival of this new partner in the heart of Place Charles-Lemoyne fits in perfectly with our objective of meeting the needs of all electric vehicle drivers.”
About Groupe Mercille
Groupe Mercille is a family-owned company founded in the 1970s and specializing in building development and management. Today, Groupe Mercille owns and manages some 2.4 million square feet of real estate, mostly in the Place Charles-Lemoyne area in Longueuil.
About the Electric Circuit
The Electric Circuit is the largest public charging network in Québec. It is a major initiative in the implementation of the infrastructure required to support the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles in Québec. The network comprises over 670 public charging stations, including 35 fast-charge stations, in operation across 16 Québec regions. Since its launch in March 2012, 146 private and institutional partners have joined the Electric Circuit, and the network now has over 8,200 members.
Electric Circuit users have access to a 24/7 telephone help line run by CAA-Québec, as well as a charging-station locator service. The Electric Circuit Web site theelectriccircuit.com and the mobile app for iOS and Android are updated as new stations are commissioned. The Electric Circuit card also allows users to access the 150 Québec charging stations of FLO (formerly the VERnetwork).
Louis-Olivier Batty, for the Electric Circuit
Telephone: 514 289-4214