Bharat Petroleum Converting 7,000 Retail Outlets into Energy Stations

- Advertisement -

The first phase launch on Chennai – Trichy – Madurai highway will be followed up by key routes which have high existing motorist traffic and a propensity for transition to travel by electric vehicles

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a ‘Maharatna’ and a Fortune Global 500 Company, has launched EV Fast-Charging Corridors on Chennai – Trichy – Madurai highway, with the rollout of CCS-2 DC Fast chargers at 10 of its fuel stations along the 900 Km route on both sides of the highway. The Company noted that is accelerating its focus on new business segments for sustainable growth and converting 7,000 conventional Retail Outlets into Energy Stations providing multiple fuelling options, which will also include EV charging facility, in the medium to long term.

“Bharat Petroleum has been at the forefront in providing convenience oriented solutions and experiences to its customers across segments. Our Pure for Sure promise which is the bedrock of all our solutions, is built on a bunch of customer enablement processes that bring trust, transparency and convenience to the fore at all touch points,” said Meenambakkam in Chennai, P. S. Ravi, Executive Director In-charge (Retail), BPCL

- Advertisement -

Acknowledging that building customer confidence in the ease of finding conveniently located EV charging stations and elimination of range anxiety will be a principal proponent for faster adoption of Electric vehicles in the country, Bharat Petroleum has planned to provide CCS-2 Electric Vehicle charging stations (EVCS) at its fuel stations at periodic intervals on all major national highways connecting major cities and economic centres in the country to boost inter-city travel on Electric vehicles.

Ravi added, “We are committed to accelerating the transition to cleaner energy and today’s launch of 10 CCS-2 EV fast charging stations in our large format fuel stations on the Chennai – Trichy – Madurai national highway, each at a distance of approx 100 kms, is a beginning in our quest to eliminate range anxiety amongst existing and future 4-wheeler EV owners in the country. With the development of national highways in the country to world class standards, motorist travel on the highways, especially those which connect important cities and economic centres has been seeing rapid growth, accelerated by increased consciousness of health safety that comes with personal mobility. BPCL fuel Stations on highways offer a wide range of conveniences and amenities and we look forward to welcoming and serving our EV customers the Pure for Sure experience in this exciting new and sustainable world of Electric mobility.”

The first phase launch on Chennai – Trichy – Madurai highway will be followed up by key routes which have high existing motorist traffic and a propensity for transition to travel by electric vehicles.

- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles

Mukul Yudhveer Singh
Mukul Yudhveer Singh
Mukul Yudhveer Singh is an Editor at EFY. He’s an experienced business journalist who is both an enthusiast and a cynic of technology. Believes in data, as well as hunch-based journalism. He defines journalism as- reporting facts which help the audience take their own decisions, not ones that influence them!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
Captcha verification failed!
CAPTCHA user score failed. Please contact us!

Exclusive

Q1 2024: Memory Demand, China Shipments Lift Wafer Makers

0
The Counterpoint report concluded that despite the overall revenue decline, few factors benefited wafer fab equipment manufacturers in the first quarter of the year,...

Indian Automobile Industry Value Surges 19% In FY 2023-24

0
India's vehicle production grew by 10%, with a 19% increase in value.  The UV + SUV segment saw the highest growth, with a 23% rise...

Deadstock Or Forgotten Treasure?

0
In a world where technology is advancing at a breakneck speed, are the deadstock electronics components in your warehouse on the verge of becoming...

Buzz

Karnataka Allocates 234 Acres For Electronic Manufacturing

0
Karnataka government allocates 234 acres for electronic manufacturing cluster and semiconductor units, aiming for Rs 1000 crore investment and creating 4000 to 5000 jobs. Karnataka...

GPS Renewables Partners With IndianOil Corporation

0
The 50:50 joint venture aims to advance sustainable energy and biofuel adoption in the country. On Wednesday, government enterprise IndianOil Corporation (IOC) revealed its collaboration...

Renesas Acquires Transphorm For GAN Technology

0
Renesas acquired Transphorm Inc. for its GaN technology, expanding into markets like EVs, data centres, AI, and renewable energy. Upon completion of its acquisition,...

Important Sectors

Karnataka Allocates 234 Acres For Electronic Manufacturing

0
Karnataka government allocates 234 acres for electronic manufacturing cluster and semiconductor units, aiming for Rs 1000 crore investment and creating 4000 to 5000 jobs. Karnataka...

GPS Renewables Partners With IndianOil Corporation

0
The 50:50 joint venture aims to advance sustainable energy and biofuel adoption in the country. On Wednesday, government enterprise IndianOil Corporation (IOC) revealed its collaboration...

Renesas Acquires Transphorm For GAN Technology

0
Renesas acquired Transphorm Inc. for its GaN technology, expanding into markets like EVs, data centres, AI, and renewable energy. Upon completion of its acquisition,...

India Aims For $100 Billion Semiconductor Market

0
India embarks on a chip manufacturing journey aiming for a $100 billion semiconductor market by 2030; the IESA advocates using 28 nm chips for...

Hyundai Flags Government Policies Before $325M IPO 

0
The Korean tech manufacturer raised concerns about localisation rules like PLI for automotive technology ahead of its million-dollar initial public offering.  Before its million-dollar IPO,...

Manufacturing

Deadstock Or Forgotten Treasure?

0
In a world where technology is advancing at a breakneck speed, are the deadstock electronics components in your warehouse on the verge of becoming...

Honeywell Creates AI Software For Gigafactory Efficiency

0
Honeywell anticipates that its new battery manufacturing excellence platform will lower the costs of cell production, speed up the ramp-up cycles, and decrease material...

Raju B Ketkale Named CEO Of Lumax Industries

0
He takes over from Vishnu Johri, who is stepping down for personal reasons. Lumax Industries Limited, a Tier-1 automotive lighting system and component manufacturer within...

Schaeffler And Symbio JV Innoplate Starts Fuel Cell Plate Production

0
Starting with an initial production capacity of 4 million bipolar plates, the Innoplate joint venture is projected to achieve an annual output of 50...

Tesla Pushes Suppliers To Source Parts Beyond Taiwan And China

0
China and Taiwan are major global producers of essential electronics parts and components. Tesla has requested that its suppliers move the production of components and...