There are only 492 electric vehicles in Mongolia

2022-03-31 10:28:31

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At the Cabinet meeting on March 30, Minister of Energy N.Tavinbekh gave a presentation on how to solve the problem concerning the electricity supply in case of widespread use of electric vehicles.

Minister N.Tavinbekh emphasized that countries around the world including Mongolia support the use of electric vehicles with a view to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in accordance with international agreements and conventions.

According to the statistics, there are currently 1.2 million vehicles registered in the country, of which 662 thousand are running in the capital city. Of them, only 498 are electric vehicles. “Therefore, it is necessary to take certain measures to increase the use of electric vehicles. A total of eight electric vehicle charging stations with a capacity of 7-60 kWh have been operating in Mongolia since 2018,” said Minister N.Tavinbekh.