The city of Shawinigan in Québec, Canada, has 45 public charging station ports (Level 2 and Level 3) within 15km. 82% of the ports are level 2 charging ports and 20% of the ports offer free charges for your electric car.
Shawinigan – a city historically known for its energy production and built on the New York model – has level 2 charging stations and level 3 charging stations (DCFC) for electric vehicles within a radius of 15 km. To provide further incentive to drive an electric vehicle, free charging stations have been installed.
The City of Shawinigan is located in the Mauricie region, approximately 140 km west of Quebec City. Here, the energy efficiency is fantastic and attracts many industries. This is why we find the Electric Circuit, FLO, Tesla, Azra, Sun Country Highway and many more charging networks within Shawinigan’s territory. The City also has two important charging station manufacturing factories – Elmec and Add Énergie.
Use ChargeHub’s charging station map and its free app for iOS and Android for your next trip by electric vehicle. These latters are updated daily to display any new charging stations that have been deployed.
The Cité de l’énergie is an important touristic attraction that pays tribute to the industrial past of the region. A complete visit can take up to 2 full days if you wish to see everything. This includes a multi-sensory indoor show, exhibitions, a tour of the city in the trolleybus, a visit to two different hydroelectric plants, access the museum of former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, and an impressive night show of Amos Daragon, and finally – the cruise on the St-Maurice River.
The latter will let you discover various sectors to which it is impossible to access by electric vehicle. The cruise is rich in historical information and will bring you to the Hêtres rapids.
Lastly, the microbrewery Le Trou du Diable brews up to eighteen different beers. Its terrace opens during the summer and offers a beautiful view on the Cité de l’énergie. A free level 2 charging station is located nearby this microbrewery.
of Level 2 Stations
total Level 2 Stations
of Level 3 Stations
total Level 3 Stations
Percentage of Free Stations: 20%
Total Number of Free Stations: 9
Total Number of Charging Stations: 45
Main Networks: Circuit Électrique, Flo, None