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Tesla sets record for EV charging, but national networks need to catch up

Tesla essentially had to build its Supercharger network to remove the range anxiety of potential customers. To this end, it has worked, and the company’s progress on expanding that charging network has put the rest of the market to shame. However, this imbalance needs to change, pronto, if the targets for EV adoption stand even a slim chance of being met on time. For some context, Tesla has just announced that it served 72 GWh of electricity globally, through the Supercharger network in July. Launched in 2012, it took two years for Tesla to deliver 10 GWh total, at a rate of 72 MWh per day. A year ago, it had reached 405 GWh delivered, and now it has reached…

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