Level 3 EV Fast Charging Stations Activated at Frontenac Lot

Published on: 2019/08/07 - in Science & Tech

The City of Kingston reports its two Level 3 fast charging stations have now been activated in the Frontenac Municipal parking lot. The stations are among the first of that type in the city and bring the total number of chargers in the municipal network to 48.

The Level 3 chargers – located at 28 Barrack Street, across The Tragically Hip Way from the Leon’s Centre – were built and are owned by the Corporation of the City of Kingston and partially funded through Natural Resources Canada’s Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative. They are operated by FLO, Canada’s largest electric vehicle charging network.

The stations can fully charge most EVs in under an hour and cost $17 per hour to use in addition to standard parking fees.

“Canadians want to be part of the solution in the fight against climate change and one important way they are doing this is by making cleaner, more efficient choices when they travel,” said the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources in a release. “Projects, like these EV fast-charging stations in Kingston, will power our future, while lowering costs for families,”

A full list and map for all EV charging stations in the city can be found at CityofKingston.ca/EV.

Photo: Kārlis Dambrāns (cc)