Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has issued a tender to procure 350 air-conditioned electric buses under the FAME-II ( Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles).
APSRTC issued tender to procure 350 AC electric buses under FAME II
The AP government is looking to deploy electric buses on specific routes in the state. The buses are expected to be procured on a gross cost contract (GCC) basis. The bidders have to look after the operation and the maintenance of the buses.This will also include the installation of an 11 kV substation, charging stations, related equipment and maintenance.
Electric buses tender
The bus sizes are expected to be 9 meters and 12m and it offers a demand incentives as per the FAME India guidelines. The contract will be for 12 years.
The last date for the submission of bids for this tender is October 14, 2019.
Earlier the State (APEDB-Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board) and Urja Global have signed a MoU (memorandum of understanding) to set up Li-ion batteries manufacturing units and electric vehicles to contribute in building the ecosystem in the India.
As per the MoU, the Urja Global will invest ₹2 billion (~$28.55 million) which is helpful to create 250 direct and 1,000 indirect employment opportunities. These manufacturing units will be set up at Anantapur, Nellore and Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh.
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The Government of Andhra Pradesh has announced its new electric mobility policy in the Andhra Pradesh Energy Innovation Summit 2019. The Policies states that it will invest combined Rs. 30,000 crore and about 60,000 jobs. The government has approved an R&D grant of ₹ 500 crores for EVs.
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