China adds about 707,000 charging piles in Jan.-Apr. 2022, up 383.6% YoY
Shanghai (Gasgoo)- By the end of Apr. 2022, there had been 3.324 million charging piles deployed across China, up 81.9% from the same period of last year, according to the China Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Promotion Alliance (EVCIPA).
For the first four months of 2022, around 707,000 charging piles (+383.6% YoY) were newly built in the country, including 185,000 public piles (+204.6% YoY) and 522,000 private ones (+511.1% YoY).
Photo credit: Star Charge
As of April 2022, the number of public charging piles in China had added up to 1.332 million, including 577,000 DC piles, 755,000 AC piles, and 485 DC-AC integrated charging piles, the EVCIPA reported after summarizing the data provided by members of the alliance.
In April, around 100,000 public charging piles were newly deployed in China, representing a 53.4% year-on-year jump.
There were around 39,000 public charging piles built per month on average within the year ended April 2022.
In terms of the volume of charging stations by April 2022, the top two provinces were still Guangdong and Jiangsu. Compared to the rankings for the previous month, Zhejiang surpassed Beijing to the second runner-up place, while Hubei entered the top 10 list as the replacement of Henan province.
Regarding the amount of charging stations by April 2022, the top six operators were still TELD, State Grid, Star Charge, EV Power, YKC, and China Southern Power Grid. Notably, DiDi’s charging service brand, Xiaoju Charging, moved up to the seventh place.
As of April 2022, China had owned a total of 1,480 battery swap stations, 29 of which were newly built last month. By the volume of battery swap stations as of April, the top five provinces or direct-administered municipalities in China were Beijing, Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, and Shanghai. Compared to the previous month, Fujian dropped two spots to the tenth.
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