More Electric Charging Stations Erected for Public and Private Access
Eighteen more electric vehicle Charging stations will be constructed in Liantang and Sungang in Louhu District, Shangbu in Futian District and at Houhai in Nanshan District by the city power supply bureau.
The Land Authority has already approved the land that will be used in placing the charging stations. Four charging stations are already in use and located around the city. 2,345 charging stands have been installed in places that can be easily accessed by the public. Some stations have also been installed in private places as well.
Electric vehicle owners can ask permission from property managers for a place to put a charging station. Electric vehicle users in 46 residential communities have already applied for the installation of the charging stands in which 23 of them had been already installed. A battery charge gift card with a 500 yuan credit was given to users in the communities as a way to promote the use of electric vehicles.
Shenzhen is one of the major cities to pilot the new energy program, as of now there are more than a thousand electric vehicles running on the roads in Shenzhen.