EV Penetration Exceeds 30% in 4 California Counties

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In response to registration knowledge used as a proxy for gross sales, there have been 4 counties in the US with electrical car (EV) market penetration above 30% as of December 2022, and all had been in California.

Santa Clara County topped the record at 35%, adopted by Marin County at 34%, after which Alameda and San Mateo Counties at 32% every.

A number of counties outdoors of California additionally had strong EV gross sales, together with Boulder County, Colorado (22%), and San Juan County, Washington (22%).

As of the tip of 2022, there have been 100 counties the place EV market penetration was 10% or extra.

Be aware: Contains light-duty all-electric and plug-in hybrid electrical automobiles. Registration knowledge for mannequin yr 2022 automobiles registered in every county as of December 31, 2022, had been used as a proxy for gross sales.

Supply: Arthur Yip, Nationwide Renewable Power Laboratory, 2023.

From the Car Applied sciences Workplace, US Division of Power.

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