PUC, City of Sault Ste. Marie and the Sault Climate Hub to host Electric Vehicle Showcase
Posted: Sep 21, 2023

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For Immediate Release

PUC, City of Sault Ste. Marie and the Sault Climate Hub to host Electric Vehicle Showcase

Sault Ste. Marie, ON (2023 09 21) – Have you ever wanted to learn more about Electric Vehicles (EVs) but didn’t know where to start? The City of Sault Ste. Marie, PUC Services Inc. (PUC) and the Sault Climate Hub invite residents and business owners to a community EV Showcase. Here, you will have the opportunity to ask questions to EV owners in Sault Ste. Marie. The event takes place Saturday, October 14 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the PUC parking lot located at 500 Second Line E. The event is come and go, with coffee and the chance to win a partner prize pack.

During the showcase, local EV owners will display their electric vehicles, including plug-in-hybrids, and share their EV knowledge with the community. PUC has continually been electrifying their fleet and attendees will learn how EV chargers work and hear more about the EV Home Charger Rental Program. For the month of October, those who sign up for the program will be entered into a draw to win a free EV charging station installation. By attending the showcase, participants will receive two chances to win.

Local EV owners are welcome to sign up and be a part of the showcase. Complete the showcase exhibitor form at the following link by Monday October 2nd. Owners are asked to bring their vehicles to the showcase between 10:30 and 11:00 AM.

“In collaboration with our community partners, PUC is proud to be leading the way towards sustainable energy solutions and the local shift to electric vehicles,” said Robert Brewer, President & CEO, PUC Services Inc. “We encourage everyone to discover how PUC is transitioning its fleet to EVs, while supporting community members in doing the same.”

"With the growing availability of and the Federal Governments commitment to having all new light- duty passenger vehicle sales emission free by 2035, we aim to provide our community members with a valuable opportunity to learn more about EVs.” said Emily Cormier, Sustainability Coordinator for the City of Sault Ste. Marie. “EVs are an important part of our transition to a sustainable energy future and are integral to our efforts to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

"Electric vehicles are not only fun to drive and convenient to charge (say goodbye to gas stations!), but they are also an important piece to the puzzle as we embark on the energy transition in the Sault, said Danielle Hudson, Co-Chair, Sault Climate Hub. The Sault Climate Hub is excited to help answer Saulites' burning questions about charging, available EV models, and anything else they might want to know."

For more information contact Emily Cormier, Sustainability Coordinator with the City of Sault Ste. Marie at 705-989-8748 at the contact information below.


PUC Contact
Katie Elliott
Manager, Strategy & Brand


City of Sault Ste. Marie Contact

Emily Cormier

Sustainability Coordinator



Sault Climate Hub Contact

Ted McPherson

Co-chair, Sault Climate Hub




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