The Electric Circuit

The Electric Circuit is the largest public charging network for electric vehicles in Québec and in Eastern Ontario.


Cellular network overload - Have your Electric Circuit card close at hand

Due to the current context, cellular networks are occasionally overloaded, which can cause communication problems with the Electric Circuit charging stations. In these sporadic and temporary situations, we are unable to remotely start a charging session.

Please note that the Electric Circuit card works normally.

When traveling, make sure that you have your card handy to launch your charging sessions.

Continuity of service and preventive measures - COVID-19

The current situation with regards to COVID-19 continues to evolve rapidly and we are counting on everyone’s cooperation prevent and limit the spread of the virus. 

We are aware that public charging is an essential service for EV drivers. Rest assured, our network is functioning normally. We are maintaining our customer support activities and are preparing our teams to effectively adapt to any emergency situation.

To act in a preventive and safe manner, we would like to remind you of the following hygiene measures:

  • Take every opportunity– including before, during and after your travels – to wash your hands using soap and warm running water, scrubbing your hands for 20 seconds.
  • When charging your vehicle at a public charging station, we suggest you follow all hygiene rules, especially covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing and then washing your hands. If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your arm or elbow, not into your hands.
  • Use an alcohol-based disinfectant before and after using a public charging station.

March 27, 2020-DCFC
Unavailable charging stations:
  • DCFC - Complexe Desjardins (CEC-00183) - is unavailable until further notice.
  • DCFC - Saint-Jérôme- Gare de train (CECA-00015) - is unavailable until further notice.  

DCFC connector out of service:

We apologize for the inconvenience.

March 27, 2020 - 240V

The following stations, will be unavailable :  

  • Université Laval - PEPS (CEA-12240) - is unavailable until further notice.
  • City of Quebec - Marché du Vieux-Port (CEA-309) - is unavailable until further notice.
  • City of Quebec -  930 Avenue Roland Beaudin ( CEA-10037)-is unavailable until further notice.
  • City of Magog - 375 rue Principale ouest (CEA-093) - is unavailable until further notice.

March 27, 2020 - Montreal curbside stations

The following city of Montreal curbside stations are out of service due to cable problems or public works. Please check their availability first :

  • Borough of Plateau-Mont-Royal - 521- 375 St-Viateur (CEA-10529) - is unavailable until further notice.
  • Borough of Verdun - 1702 -5000 Wellington (CEA-10247) - is unavailable until further notice.

Road works may prevent access to certain curbside stations. This situation is out of our control and we are sorry for the inconvenience.

Offer fast-charging

Hydro-Québec is looking for sites that could accommodate Electric Circuit fast-charge stations. Businesses, institutions and municipalities that own land are invited to contact us: 

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Benefits of Driving Electric

Charging stations in Ontario

12 fast-charge stations and 8 standard stations are in service along Highways 401, 416, 417, Route 17 and in Ottawa.

To check where they are click here!

Electric Circuit mobile application

  • Start charging at a station.
  • Keep track of charging progress.
  • Receive notifications by e-mail.
  • And much more...
  • How to use the mobile app


The Electric Circuit is...
(Statistics as of January 31, 2020)

  • 2,402 charging stations

    including 296 fast-charge stations.

  • 68 502 inscriptions

    with access to our charging stations

  • 66,484 electric vehicles

    (as december 31, 2019)

    including 34,033 all-electric vehicles

  • 427 partners

    offering charging

  • 77 153 charges

    in 2020

  • 14 141 tons

    of avoided CO2 emissions

  • 85 112 727 km 

    covered until now by our members

  • 5 892 419 liters

    of gas saved