If California wants drivers to switch to electric cars en masse over the next decade, it must prepare by building charging stations at a much faster pace — or risk drivers not having enough places to plug in away from home.
That’s the conclusion of a report released this week by the California Energy Commission, which found that charging infrastructure isn’t being built fast enough in the state to meet its lofty transportation and climate change goals.
The agency’s report found California risks having 54,000 fewer public and shared charging outlets than it needs by 2025. The state will need 250,000 chargers in about three years, according to its own estimates; it has only 73,000 today and funding to build 123,000 more.
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