As of April 30, Shenzhen City, in south China's Guangdong Province, has built 362 charging stations for smooth and fast charging of electric vehicles, which already exceeds the number of traditional gas stations, according to the local Development and Reform Commission.


The increase in the number of lightning chargers (superchargers) has greatly increased the charging efficiency of electric vehicles. local statistics It shows that in the first quarter, electric vehicle charging in Shenzhen reached 670 million kilowatt-hours, an increase of 10.9 percent over the previous year.

For an average electric car, it usually takes 7 to 8 hours to fully charge using a regular charging pad, 1-2 hours using a fast charging pad, and just 10 minutes or less using a supercharger for the battery to reach 80 percent. This allows car batteries to be properly charged even during a coffee break.

On June 29, 2023, Shenzhen unveiled and officially launched the first fully liquid-cooled supercharging station. “Charger City” initiative.

According to the city government's plan, Shenzhen aims to establish a world-leading infrastructure and multi-use service system for supercharging facilities by the end of 2024.

By the end of 2023, the number of electric vehicles in the city has exceeded 970,000.

For a long time, China has led global gasoline demand, but according to IEA forecasts, more than half of all electric cars sold in the world will be sold there this year. Thanks to falling prices and the resulting increased demand, according to the International Energy Agency, 45% of cars sold this year will be electric cars in China, 25% in Europe and more than 11% in the United States.

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