Sustainability Highlights – May 2017 – electric car station

As part of UBC’s goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero, 18 electric vehicle charging stations were installed in 2013 to encourage the community to go electric. UBC is the second largest commuter destination in Metro Vancouver. The stations can also be used as a platform for innovation. For example, exploring how electric cars might be used as emergency generators in case of a natural disaster.

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