A complete of 100,000 public charging factors have been put in nationwide in 2016, bringing the entire variety of public charging factors in China to 150,000, in keeping with the NEA.
A complete of 14,000 kilometers of freeway has additionally been outfitted with inter-city fast-charging stations, with a mean spacing of 48.6 kilometers.
Electrical autos consumed greater than 1.2 billion kilowatt-hours of electrical energy in China final 12 months, saving about 400,000 tonnes of gasoline, in keeping with the NEA.
In Beijing and Shanghai, a charging facility can now at all times be discovered inside a radius of lower than 5 km, whereas different main cities akin to Guangzhou and Shenzhen are working towards this objective.
“For the brand new 12 months, China will work to unravel the fee and information-related issues for charging facility operators and implement a unified nationwide normal for charging ports of electrical autos,” stated the NEA.
In keeping with China’s 13th 5-12 months Plan (2016-2020), the nation will construct a nationwide charging-station community that can fulfill the facility calls for of 5 million electrical autos by 2020.