E-vehicle chargers inaugurated in Udyog Bhawan

The department of heavy industry has allocated 455 electric buses to selected cities and special category states through expression of interest (EoI)

GN Bureau | September 6, 2018


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Two e-vehicle charging stations, one for fast charging (DC) and the other for slow charging (AC), were recently inaugurated by minister of heavy industries and public enterprises Anant Geete at Udyog Bhawan.

 
Eight charging stations have been installed at the Udyog Bhawan for facilitating charging of e-vehicles. BHEL has installed two fast charging stations and Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has installed six slow charging stations.
 
AC charger consists of three outlets, charging three cars at the same time with the charging time from 6-8 hours. DC charger consists of single outlet, charging one car at a time with the charging time of 1.5 hours.
 
As a part of Swachh Bharat Mission and to continue with the Centre’s sustained effort to promote electric mobility in the country, the department of heavy industry has allocated 455 electric buses to selected cities and special category states through expression of interest (EoI) recently. Moreover, the department has agreed to fund 130 electric buses to Ahmedabad, Himachal Pradesh and Navi Mumbai.
 
The project for 25 charging stations in Bangalore is being funded by the Centre under the Public Fast Charging Infrastructure Network for Electric Vehicles. The government has also funded Solar Based Charging Infrastructure for EVs by BHEL. The DC 001 fast chargers have been supplied and commissioned by BHEL and the company is also in advanced stages of offering indigenously developed end-to-end e-mobility solutions.
 
The proposal of erecting 200 charging stations and putting up of Solar Based Charging Infrastructure for EVs by Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Ltd. (REIL) is also funded by the department.  REIL has already installed three solar hybrid chargers in Jaipur. 
 

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