Global Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Market to witness a CAGR of 35.48% during 2018-2024

The global electric vehicle charging station market is expected to witness a CAGR of 35.48% and is projected to reach 26.38 million units by 2024. The goal of introducing EV in the market is to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and tackle ecological scarcities; since these vehicles emit almost half the CO2 emissions, are highly efficient and are cost effective mode of transportation. The government initiatives supporting EV charging stations installation are also promoting the growth of the market. Moreover, huge investments by major players to install the stations infrastructure, is expected to further drive the market.

The demand for EV charging stations rose out of necessity to provide a reliable network of infrastructure for the purpose of charging electric vehicles. Increase in the sales of electric vehicles due to growing awareness among customers about harmful effects of environmental pollution caused by gasoline and petrol as a fuel has given impetus to the market. Furthermore, automobile companies are working on making EVs affordable, which will result in a tandem growth of the market.

Commercial installation application is expected to witness the highest growth rate over the forecast period

Commercial installation includes setting up charging stations at government offices, hospitals, private offices, airport, and parking lots, shopping malls among other places. Investments by major companies to install a network of public charging stations are likely to augment this market over the forecast period.  For instance, ABB placed a bid in response to a government tender to set up over four thousand charging stations for electric vehicles in 2017 in India.

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Market – Regional Insight

Asia-Pacific held the largest market share of the global market in 2017 and the trend is likely to continue over the forecast period. This trend is mainly due to increase in demand of EVs from countries such as China, Japan, India and South Korea. For example, India, one of the largest contributors of greenhouse gases, is trying to shift the focus towards EVs than fuel driven vehicles. Furthermore, shift towards a green economy by the local governments by providing incentives on installation of charging stations have helped this market to grow in this region.

This report segments electric vehicle charging station market based on type of charging current, level, application, and region. To view a summary of this report, go to the link provided below: