Hohhot to add 30 public charging stations in 2021
A charging station in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia [Photo/northnews.cn]
A total of 30 public charging stations with 300 charging piles are expected to be put into use in Hohhot, capital city of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, in 2021, according to local media reports.
More residents are choosing to travel using new energy vehicles. In order to meet the charging needs of residents, Hohhot Gas and Heating Co built five public charging stations with 51 charging piles in 2020, and put them into use.
A charging station in Hohhot provides charging services for new energy vehicles. [Photo/northnews.cn]
The charging stations can provide charging services for ordinary household pure electric vehicles, as well as pure electric buses and small pure electric trucks.
The charging stations use a fast charging system. It takes 20 to 30 minutes to fully charge a family car in summer and 30 to 40 minutes in winter.
The price of one kilowatt hour of electricity is 0.92 yuan ($0.14), and there are two ways of payment: membership card or WeChat payment.