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Electric Vehicles

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Electric vehicles (EVs) are safe, reliable, environmentally friendly, and save you money. EVs use electricity instead of gasoline, save you thousands of dollars a year on fuel costs and require less maintenance. They don’t require oil changes, transmission fluid, or exhaust systems. By switching to an EV in Nova Scotia, you can reduce your transportation emissions by as much as 50% today, and even more over time as electricity generation emissions are further reduced.


Pending regulatory approval, we will install 12 electric vehicle fast-charging stations across the province, making Nova Scotia one of the few provinces to have a fully-connected network of fast charging stations. Electric vehicle drivers will be able to drive with ease from Yarmouth to Sydney without worrying about running out of a battery charge. The network removes a key barrier for Nova Scotians, which is proper charging infrastructure. It makes owning an EV a more attractive and viable option. It ties into our larger efforts to reduce emissions in our province.