A charging station in Beijing. Last year too, a power shortage in more than 10 provinces across mainland China kept millions of EV owners from using their cars and sapped appetite for such vehicles. Photo: Bloomberg
A charging station in Beijing. Last year too, a power shortage in more than 10 provinces across mainland China kept millions of EV owners from using their cars and sapped appetite for such vehicles. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s power shortage leaves 1 million electric cars, 400,000 stations in search of the jolt to charge their batteries

  • EV sales will in fact rise in the next three to four months, before Beijing cancels cash subsidies next year, industry watcher says
  • State Grid has not yet said when power cuts at charging stations will end

A charging station in Beijing. Last year too, a power shortage in more than 10 provinces across mainland China kept millions of EV owners from using their cars and sapped appetite for such vehicles. Photo: Bloomberg
A charging station in Beijing. Last year too, a power shortage in more than 10 provinces across mainland China kept millions of EV owners from using their cars and sapped appetite for such vehicles. Photo: Bloomberg
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