Publications

Plugging In: Why Bruce, Grey and Huron Must Prepare for an Electric Vehicle Future

This report, done in partnership by the Nuclear Innovation Institute and Plug’n Drive, demonstrates that easy access to public charging is a major factor among electric vehicle (EV) drivers in determining where to spend tourism dollars.

Regions like Bruce, Grey and Huron counties, that have strong tourist economies, risk losing substantial business unless they address the public charging needs of the growing number of EV-drivers.

EV Batteries Value Proposition for Ontario’s Electricity Grid and EV Owners – SUMMARY

This report is based on the work of Strategic Policy Economics and examines several critical topics, including: using EV batteries as mobile energy storage units, the second life application of EV batteries as back-up grid storage and the economic value of EV to grid or ‘V to G’ programs for consumers and utilities.

EV Batteries Value Proposition for Ontario’s Electricity Grid and EV Owners – FULL REPORT

This report is based on the work of Strategic Policy Economics and examines several critical topics, including: using EV batteries as mobile energy storage units, the second life application of EV batteries as back-up grid storage and the economic value of EV to grid or ‘V to G’ programs for consumers and utilities.

Electric Car Charging in Condos Information Guide

Make Your Condo EV Ready

This essential resource for condo boards, managers and residents will help you prepare your condo for electric vehicle charging. Included within is information on the installation steps, energy efficiency, load management and two comprehensive FAQs, one for condo boards and managers and the other for condo residents.

Driving EV Uptake in the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area

What’s keeping drivers from making the switch? What can we learn from those who did? To find out, Plug’n Drive commissioned a survey of conventional gas car owners and EV owners in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).

Accelerating the Deployment of Electric Vehicles in Canada and Ontario

Electric vehicle (EV) technology presents an enormous opportunity to help provinces and territories reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the transportation sector, which is the second largest contributor to GHGs in Canada.

A collaborative report released in Ottawa by Bruce Power, Plug’n Drive, Pollution Probe and the University of Waterloo’s Department of Chemical Engineering, explores ways to build upon existing policy framework at the federal and provincial levels with respect to plug-in EVs.

Reducing Ontario’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions

This report examines five different electric vehicle (EV) growth scenarios to estimate potential greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions and illustrate how EVs can form a key part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan.