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Natural Resources Canada to fund bus charging infrastructure for Newmarket, Canada [free access]

August 15, 2019

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), under its Green Infrastructure Program (GIP), has announced plans to provide CAD956,338in funding to Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Limited (Newmarket-Tay Power) to support the overhead charging system for transit electrification.


The funding will assist the York Region Transit Corporation to convert to zero-emission vehicles under Phase 1 of the Pan-Canadian Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial, led by the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC). Newmarket-Tay Power is the leading utility in Phase 1 of the trial.


(1 CAD [Canadian Dollar] = 0.75 USD)