Tesla had a large yr in 2022, however one space it grew that has not obtained as a lot consideration is its Supercharger community. The corporate added 1,200 stations throughout the yr or a few third of their total community up to now.
The fourth quarter noticed essentially the most progress, with 395 stations opened worldwide. It elevated by 78% in comparison with the identical quarter in 2021. Tesla added 3,536 connectors within the quarter, up 59% from 2021, in accordance the corporate’s This fall 2022 shareholder deck.
In whole, Tesla added 1,200 stations and about 11,000 connectors final yr. Tesla additionally expanded its rolls out to non-Tesla EVs with a European pilot. There are 15 European nations the place non-Tesla house owners can cost their EVs with Superchargers. Non-Tesla EVs in North America will want a Magic Dock to cost by way of the CCS Combo 1/J1772 Combo normal.
Tesla ended the yr with 4,678 charging stations and 42,419 chargers. This meant a progress of 35% from 2021. The variety of chargers formally cleared 40,000 in November. The Supercharger community additionally clocked ten years in September.
Europe and China accounted for greater than 10,000 of the brand new chargers. The previous obtained its 10,000th charger in December. Nonetheless, the chargers are anticipated to exceed 50,000 within the third quarter of 2023. That might imply the addition of 10,000 new chargers in lower than a yr.
Superchargers at the moment provide a peak energy of 250 kW, however there are experiences that V3 might improve the restrict to 324 kW. Tesla, nevertheless, has introduced plans for a V4 that might output as excessive as 1MW or much more.