April 11, 2024

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Solar EV charging stations set up by BHEL on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway

Solar EV charging stations on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway 

Solar EV charging stations set up by BHEL on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway 

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) installed a solar-based Electric Vehicle Chargers (SEVC) on the Delhi-Chandigarh Highway. 5 charging stations installed in the series and inaugurated by Sh. Arvind Ganpat Sawant, Hon’ble Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises in the presence of Dr. Nalin Shinghal, Chairman & Managing Director, BHEL.

Solar EV charging stations on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway 

These charging stations are installed at the resorts of Haryana Tourism Corporation Ltd. at Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat, and Samalkha (Sonepat) on Delhi-Chandigarh highway. During the inauguration, senior officials of DHI, BHEL and Haryana Tourism were also present.

FAME scheme

The project is covered under the FAME scheme (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric Vehicles in India), Government of India. The establishment of EV chargers at regular intervals over the entire 250 km. These chargers will be monitored by a Central Monitoring System (CMS) a user-friendly Mobile App.

The distance between Delhi and Chandigarh will reduce the range of anxiety for the EV users and encourage and build up their confidence for inter-city travel.


BHEL scope of work in the project includes engineering, manufacturing, design, supply, and installation of the EV charging stations with the Central Monitoring System. These EV chargers will be equipped with a solar rooftop power plant to supply green energy and EV chargers.

BHEL taking initiative in expanding its footprints in the e-mobility business and foray into manufacturing of EV chargers and electric buses and its components. The company is also making into in-house EV motors, propulsion systems, and fast chargers as part of ‘Make in India’ initiative of the government.

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