Under the agreement CESL and CSC will aggregate demand and carry out feasibility studies for projects in renewables (decentralized solar), energy efficiency (solar micro-grids, solar-based agricultural pump-sets), e-mobility (EV charging stations, battery charging stations, and battery swapping stations), Battery Energy Storage Systems, etc.
March 27, 2021. By Manu Tayal
EESL subsidiary Convergence Energy Services Ltd (CESL) has signed an agreement with Common Service Centre (CSC) e Governance Services India Ltd (CSC SPV) to create demand aggregation for electric mobility, solar, energy efficiency solutions and other initiatives of CESL.
The agreement was signed between Mahua Acharya, MD& CEO, CESL and Dr. Dinesh Kumar Tyagi, MD CSC SPV in the presence of Saurabh Kumar, Executive Vice Chairperson (EVC), EESL Group among other dignitaries from EESL, CESL and CSC.
Under the agreement CESL and CSC will aggregate demand and carry out feasibility studies for projects in renewables (decentralized solar), energy efficiency (solar micro-grids, solar based agricultural pump-sets), e-mobility (EV charging stations, battery charging stations and battery swapping stations), Battery Energy Storage Systems, etc.
Speaking on the occasion, Mahua Acharya, MD, CESL said, “through this agreement, we will be able to expand our outreach across the country. Convergence, with its new and innovative business models, intends to maximise India’s efforts on climate action and accelerate the impact of our initiatives in greening India.”
Highlighting the importance of the agreement, Sanjay Kumar Rakesh, Chief Executive Officer, CSC, said, “it is an honour to partner with CESL to create demand aggregation for projects that will contribute to climate action. With CSC’s strength in implementing inclusive schemes on a large scale, this agreement will enable wide-scale deployment of renewables, electric mobility, and other energy efficiency solutions that are crucial for India's energy transitions.”
Commenting on the agreement, Saurabh Kumar, Executive Vice Chairperson (EVC), EESL Group, said, “the number of CSCs has increased, and it is offering several benefits to the common man, largely in non-metro areas. CSCs today are prescribed as one of the service delivery points in rural India. Through this partnership, I hope that we will be able to expand our footprint across remote areas of India and promote the implementation of energy efficiency projects.”
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