Tata Power to Install EV Chargers at GAIL Gas' CNG Stations in Bengaluru
Utility major Tata Power has entered into an agreement with GAIL Gas Ltd, an arm of GAIL (India) Ltd, for the installation of DC fast charging points at two CNG retail outlets of GAIL Gas in Bengaluru.
January 23, 2023. By Manu Tayal
The partnership aims to make sustainable travel choices available to all, through a seamless charging infrastructure that is at par with the conventional fuel infrastructure. It is also in line with the Government’s National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP), which aims to develop electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure using the latest technological platform along with easy access to charging points.
Commenting about the partnership, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, "we are happy to collaborate with GAIL Gas Limited since they share our commitment to sustainable mobility. EV owners in Bengaluru will benefit from the growing availability for chargers as this partnership will make charging stations more accessible to them and lessen range anxiety."
GAIL Gas Ltd is a leading City Gas Distribution company in India implementing CGD projects in 25 geographical areas along with its joint ventures (JVs) covering 50 districts.
"We have always been on promoting the futuristic fuel mission and are committed to providing convenience to the people in our authorized geographical area at their doorstep. EV charging facility at our CNG station is yet another step in this direction," added Shri Raman Chadha, CEO of GAIL Gas.
Meanwhile, Tata Power runs a network of over 3,600 charging points across more than 450 cities, covering petrol pumps, metro stations, shopping malls, theatres, and highways. The company has been present across all segments of the EV eco-system i.e. public charging, captive charging, home charging, workplace charging, and ultra-rapid chargers for buses. In the next 5 years, it is planning to install 25,000 public EV charging stations across the length and breadth of the country.
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