FOTW #1007, December 11, 2017: California has over 15,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Units, Ten Percent of which are Fast Chargers

December 11, 2017

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Every state has electric vehicle charging infrastructure; California has by far the most of any state with over 15,000 charging units (plugs), ten percent of which are fast chargers. About one-third of states have over a thousand charging units; those states average 11% fast chargers. Only seven states have fewer than 100 charging units, and two states have no fast charging units, but have level II chargers. As of November 14, 2017, there was a total of 47,886 level II and fast charging units in the United States.

Total Number of Level II and Fast Charging Units per State, with Share of Fast Charging Units

Map of U.S. showing Level II and fast charging units per state, with share of fast charging units

Note: Data are as of November 14, 2017. Includes public and private chargers, and the Tesla network. Does not include level I chargers or planned chargers.

Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Alternative Fuels Data Center, Alternative Fuel Station Locator, November 14, 2017.

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