Shanghai will add 10,000 public charging piles, 15 cab charging demonstration stations, and 10 shared charging pile demonstration communities in 2021, according to a plan released today.

Shanghai will also add electric bicycle charging facilities for 500 residential communities, and add fire-fighting facilities for 1,000 existing electric bicycle communal charging places in old neighborhoods.

The total number of publicly and privately owned charging stations in China reached 1.681 million as of December 2020, an increase of 37.9 percent over the same period last year, according to a new report.

The EV charging station operation data recently released by the China Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Promotion Alliance (EVCIPA) showed that, as of December, the total number of public charging stations reported by its members reached 807,000, an increase of 16% from November.

Beijing, Guangdong, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shandong, Anhui, Hubei, Henan, and Hebei are the 10 regions with the most public charging stations, with their combined share reaching 72.3%.

Number of charging piles in China reaches 1,681,000 units as of Dec, up 38% year-on-year

Shanghai to add 10,000 public charging piles in 2021-CnEVPost