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22 Aug, 2021 12:38

Electric vehicle charging station market to reach $100 billion in less than decade – report

Electric vehicle charging station market to reach $100 billion in less than decade – report

Revenues generated by the global market of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCS) are expected to grow to $93 billion by 2027, at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 20%, the latest report by Astute Analytica shows.

In 2019, the sector managed to raise a modest revenue of around $23,000, the agency based in the Indian city of Noida said.

According to the study, 819,000 EVCS units were sold in pre-pandemic 2019, with the number of sales moving up at a compound annual growth rate of 17.5%.

Experts from Astute Analytica said the overall growth of the market is slowed by the high cost of construction of EVCS infrastructure, which may prevent the sector from developing.

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A well-developed EVCS infrastructure offers opportunities for charging various electric vehicles, including 2-wheelers, 3-wheelers, passenger vehicles, and commercial cars, as well as the use of fast and wireless chargers.

The fluctuating costs of electricity required for EVCSs pose a challenge for construction, financing, maintenance, and operation of the necessary infrastructure.

According to the analysis, the cost of charging infrastructure components for level 2 commercial chargers ranges from $2,500 to $7,210, while 50kW fast DC charging infrastructure costs up to $35,800.

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