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Tata leading the EV Charging Infrastructure space, 2 new collaborations this month.

Tata Power is in the business of Renewable (Wind and Solar) as well as Conventional (Hydro Thermal and Waste heat recovery) energy generation, their Transmission and Distribution. Trading of generated power, NextGen Power Solutions like Home Automation, Solar Roof, EV charging Infrastructure Solution.

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Tata Power EV charging station

Tata Power is one of the leading players in the business of providing complete EV charging Solution in India. It it provide end to end customize solution as per the requirement of backend power infrastructure. Including installation, annual maintenance, charger management platform subscription and Mobile App. so need not to deal with multiple parties.

Current status of EV Charging Station infrastructure in India

In India the electric vehicle are buzzing these days which has trigger the development of charging infrastructure and from past few months there is rapid improvement has been seen. The places like commercial complexes educational institutes and large housing society are demanding ev recharging points. The companies like Tata Power and Magenta and few other small startups are making their presence.

EV charging station in Commercial complex
EV stations outside the Commercial complex

In this month, Tata Power has collaborated with Vatika Groups an NCR based real state developers to install 59 stations that 18 different location across their various properties in Gurugram.

And this week Tata Power as announced a tie up with Rustomjee group leading real state developer based on Maharashtra, to provide end to end EV charging solution across all its residential as well as commercial projects in Mumbai area.

You can see more than 100 charging points named Tata Power EZ charge by TATA POWER in Mumbai alone and over 1300 charging points across the Nation.

EV Adoption will increase with these infra advancement

The company claims 24*7 availability of Tata Power EZ charge stations for Electric Vehicles owners with full maintenance support. Customers can connect through the Tata Power EZ Charge mobile application for all services including remote vehicle charging monitoring & e-payments.

Tata Power already has partnership with big names of the industry like Apollo Tyres, HPCL, TVS Motors, Ama Stays & Trails and others to set up and enhance the EV charging infrastructure.

It is obvious that the latest collaborations with Vijay and RustomJee Groups will attract many more demands of EV station infrastructure by the representatives of big apartment society, commercial complexes and Business parks.

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Officials Comment on this collaboration for EV Charging Stations

Sandeep Bangia, Head- EV, Tata Power said, “We are happy to partner with Rustomjee Group and feel our collaboration will hasten the transition to EV adoption in Mumbai. It’s a step towards decarbonizing the transportation sector and making EVs more mainstream.”

Haroon Siddiqui, VP – Corporate Head, Rustomjee Group said “We are happy to collaborate with Tata Power and work towards co-creating a better future for all of us. This association is a small step towards the larger goal of a carbon-free tomorrow”.

Policies by Government to boost the EV Ecosystem in India

Recently BPCL tied up with Hero MotoCorp for EV ecosystem infrastructure. Government of India is trying to build policies to support the system. Policies like battery swapping, customer will get and option to not to own a battery, rather batteries can be swiped at charging stations. This move will give the huge boost by bringing down the up-front cost of the Electric vehicles and saving the time of users at the charging station.

The Ministry of Power has made guideline saying there should at-least be a EV Charging station on every 25 Km on both sides of the Highway. Govt of India is targeting 400000 (4Lakhs) EV charging stations by 2026, to meet the requirement of 2 Lakhs Electric Vehicles.

Conclusion

Like we have a Petrol Station for the refueling of Diesel and Petrol Cars, at a distance of around every 2-5 km. Same is the demand for EV charging stations, without this the dream of complete shift to EV is impossible.

Sources:

  1. Techradar
  2. Construction week Online