April 24, 2014
The founding partners of the Electric Circuit—Les Rôtisseries St-Hubert, RONA, METRO, the Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) and Hydro-Québec—are pleased to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with the municipality of Deschaillons-sur-Saint-Laurent for the roll-out of a public charging station to be installed in the Relais des Navigateurs parking lot on Route 132.
"On behalf of city council and as mayor of the municipality of Deschaillons-sur-Saint-Laurent, I am very proud to offer this service to our residents and visitors," said Mayor Christian Baril. "It's a great step forward for us!"
"We are delighted to welcome Deschaillons-sur-Saint-Laurent as the first municipality in the Bécancour RCM to join the Electric Circuit," said Pierre-Luc Desgagné, Vice President – Public and Government Affairs at Hydro-Québec, on behalf of the founding partners of the Electric Circuit. "The arrival of a new charging station along Route 132, in one of the most beautiful villages in the St. Lawrence valley, is excellent news for citizens as well as for electric vehicle drivers travelling in the region."
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