April 08, 2021

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EV charging station installation by Tata Power, HPCL, IISC 

EV charging station installation

EV charging station installation by Tata Power, HPCL, IISC 

EV charging station installation

Solar-powered EV charging station at IISC

A solar photovoltaic powered electric vehicle charging station has been developed at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru. 

“The zero-emission EV charging station powered by solar cells has been designed and developed at our sustainable transportation lab by the UK-based Greenencho Ltd under the Innovating for Clean Air (IfCA) programme of the Energy System Catapult, UK,” the official said in a statement.

The custom-made off-grid system comprises a solar photovoltaic (PV) module, hybrid inverter, battery storage and an EV charger. “The project was taken up under the Indo-UK collaboration to fight against climate change, as the IfCA programme aims to support Indian and British firms in curbing pollution at the source in Bengaluru,” said the statement.

Shuchi partners HPCL for EV charging stations  

Shuchi Anant Virya announced that it has partnered with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) to set up a pan-India network of public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its retail outlets.

Tata Power installed DC fast charger 

Tata Power has also installed and inaugurated a DC fast charger for the Nexon EV.

UT administration plans to mandate EV charging stations for new houses 

Apart from all these the UT administration is planning to make electric vehicle charging stations mandatory for new houses with an area of one kanal and above in the city. The administration has already started receiving requests and proposals from public sector undertakings (PSUs) for setting up EV charging stations.

Recently, the government of Maharashtra has planned an outlay of Rs 9,453 crore for the installation of mega electric vehicle charging centres on expressways that are connecting the state capital Mumbai.

The Deputy Chief Minister, Ajit Pawar said during the Maharashtra Budget 2021-22 in the Maharashtra Assembly that “Mega electric vehicle charging centres will be started on Nagpur-Mumbai Samruddhi Mahamarg, Mumbai-Pune Expressway and Mumbai-Nashik Expressway. For the year 2021-22, an outlay of Rs 9,453 crore is proposed to the energy department for scheme expenditure.”

In the fifth week of the Switch Delhi Campaign, the Delhi government is focusing on EV charging infrastructure. This kind of initiatives will help India to adopt more and more electric vehicle as charging stations are the most important element in the development of EVs growth.

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