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Calgary’s municipal golf courses continue to use gasoline-powered golf carts

Winnipeg has moved onto electric carts

September 19, 2022  By Turf & Rec

Calgary’s municipal golf courses are currently engaged in a leasing contract for up to 240 gasoline-powered golf carts annually, which prompted a question from a city councillor – when does the city plan to switch over to electric vehicles? Ward 14 Coun. Peter Demong noted the City of Winnipeg has made the switch, expecting to save up to $30,000 annually in energy costs. Demong was told the biggest obstacle is capital investment, since the carts used at city courses aren’t city-owned.


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