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Canada audit shows no one using $182.5mn EV charging investment

Natural Resources Canada has published the conclusion of an audit into a $182.5mn federal investment program that subsidized the installation of 102 EV charging stations in Canada. It has found that some locations are barely used more than once a day, and this performance is going to cause heads to roll if political opponents can weaponize it. However, there are some significant gaps in the data, admitted to by the audit. Only 6% of the 102 stations had been in service long enough to report a full year’s usage data, and an additional wrinkle is that the cut-off point for this data was the end of March 2019 – meaning we’re quickly running up on this data being a full…

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