Fact #717: March 5, 2012
Availability of Electric Charging Stations Has Increased Dramatically in Recent Years
At the end of September 2009, there were just 465 electric vehicle charging stations nationwide. By the end of January 2012, the number of charging stations had grown to 6,033. California has continued to be the leader in electric charging stations; other states like Texas, Florida, Michigan, Washington, Oregon and many states along the East Coast and in the Midwest have also shown remarkable growth. By January 2012, there were just 9 states without any electric charging stations, primarily in the northern regions of the country.
|State||September 2009||January 2012|
|Dist. of Columbia||0||65|
Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center.