Shandong to set up 100,000 charging facilities for NEVs

(Xinhua)| Updated : 2019-01-01

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INAN -- East China's Shandong province plans to build up to 100,000 charging facilities for new-energy vehicles (NEVs) by 2022, according to the State Grid Shandong Electric Power Company.

The province had about 1,300 charging stations, 7,400 charging poles installed by the end of November 2018, covering 17 cities, the company said.

Among them, 132 charging stations and 576 charging poles were built along highways.

The province currently has more than 140,000 NEVs, according to local authorities.

Under China's 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020), the country will build a nationwide charging station network to power 5 million NEVs by 2020.