Press Release: A new Saskatoon neighbourhood gets car powered by the sun

Press Release
Saskatchewan Environmental Society
Monday, April 30, 2018
For immediate release

A new Saskatoon neighbourhood gets car powered by the sun

On April 30, 2018, the Renewable Rides  team launched the second 100% solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) in a public car-share—the first in the Nutana neighbourhood, in the parking lot behind the Arrand Block apartment building (520/522/524–11th Street East). Renewable Rides  is an innovative program in which the Saskatchewan Environmental Society (SES) is bringing solar-powered electric vehicles to the Saskatoon CarShare Co-operative’s fleet of cars. This is the first of its kind in Canada: a car-share program, with electric vehicles, powered by 100% solar energy, available to all.

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