News Digest Item
24 Mar 2017

“Number of charging stations increases”


The number of publicly accessible e-car charging stations in Germany increased by 12 percent from mid-2016 to year’s end for a total of 7,407 in December 2016, the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW) says in its bi-annual report on the country’s charging infrastructure. “The operation of public charging stations often is not economically viable, due to the low number of e-vehicles,” says BDEW head Stefan Kapferer in a press release.

Read the press release in German here and find the presentation in German here.

For background read the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.

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