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50 kW fast-charge station

50 kW fast-charge station

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The price of the 50 kW fast-charge station is billed by the second and based on the total time connected to the station.

In Québec, since January 1st, 2020 fast-charging is offered at $11,78 per hour (taxes included) and is billed by the second. The bill is calculated based on the total time connected to the station, not the duration of the charge or the total energy transfer.

In Ontario, fast-charging is offered at $17 per hour and is billed by the second. The bill is calculated based on the total time connected to the station, not the duration of the charge or the total energy transfer.

To see which price applies at each charging station, you can consult the Electric Circuit mobile app or the Web site in the section Find a station.

To have access to a charging station in a parking facility that charges fees, parking fees must be paid as they are not included in the charging cost.

WARNING: A $5 fee will be charged to your Electric Circuit account for all requests to activate a charging station through the CAA-Québec help line. This will be in addition to the cost of your charge. To avoid this fee, we’d like to remind you that the mobile app or your Electric Circuit card are always available when you need them.

Instructions

Use it in 5 steps:

1

Hold your Electric Circuit card in front of the scanner. Instructions will be displayed on the screen. Once the authentication is complete, the door will unlock.

2

Plug the compatible charging connector to your vehicle.* *CHAdeMO connector: available on asian EV and Tesla (adapter required). *SAE Combo connector: available on north-american and european EV.

IMPORTANT: Do not press the yellow button while plugging the connector

3

The station initiates security tests before allowing charging to start. Once the green START button flashes, press on that button. Then, charging will begin automatically.

4

When charging is finished, press the STOP button.

5

Remove the connector from the vehicle, wrap the cable around the cable holder and return the connector to the charging station. To unlock the CHAdeMO connector, press the yellow button.

Use it in 4 steps:

1

1) Turn off your EV. On the welcome screen, start by selecting the connector that is compatible with your EV.

2) Lift the connector and plug it into your EV.

3) Wait for the charging station to establish communication with your EV.

4) Wait for the charging station to establish communication with your EV.

2

1) Follow the on-screen instructions to sign in with the mobile app or your Electric Circuit card.

2) If you use the "Electric Circuit" application. On the touch screen, press "Application" Follow the instructions in the mobile application and choose a CECA-XXXXX terminal, then press "Start a session".

3

1) If you are using the Electric Circuit card, on the touch screen, press "Start". If you are using the "Electric Circuit" application. Follow the instructions in the app and start your recharge. Charging will then begin.

2) The station readies and then starts the charging session. The charging station’s screen will display the charging progress.

4

1) When you want to stop charging, tap the Stop button on the screen. Charging will automatically stop when the EV indicates its battery is full .

2) Warning: Emergency stop button Do not use the emergency stop button to stop charging unless there is an imminent danger.

Stations and pricing

All plug-in electric vehicle models available in North America are equipped with a socket that is compatible with level 2 charging stations. Only all-electric vehicles with a CHAdeMO or Combo socket can be charged at 50 kW fast-charge station. The Charging options table summarizes the types of charging available for each model of EV sold in Canada.