EESL And BSNL Team Up To Install 1000 Public Charging Stations In India

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  • BSNL will look after providing the requisite space and power connections for installing the charging infrastructure.
  • EESL has also commissioned 300 AC and 170 DC chargers in the country

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) for the installation of public charging stations to boost e-mobility adoption across India. EESL will set up public charging stations in 1000 BSNL sites in a phased manner on a pan India basis.

EESL will make the entire upfront investment on the service along with the operation and maintenance of the charging infrastructure with the help of qualified personnel. BSNL will look after providing the requisite space and power connections for installing the charging infrastructure.

300 AC and 170 DC chargers in the country

Saurabh Kumar, managing director, EESL said, “Building a strong supporting EV infrastructure is key to cultivating consumer confidence in electric vehicles and would significantly enhance consumer convenience and reduce the range anxiety as well. EESL is leading the initiatives to promote EV adoption in India under its national e-mobility program. We are glad to partner with BSNL for synergistic action on setting up public charging infrastructure and services across India.”

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66 public charging points in Delhi

EESL has also commissioned 300 AC and 170 DC chargers in the country. As of now, 66 public charging points are operational in Delhi NCR. EESL has also signed MoU and agreements with Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), Noida Authority, Chennai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (CMRCL), Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation (JMRCL), Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). It has also teamed up with Commissioner, Director of Municipal Administration (CDMA), New Town Kolkata Development Authority and Kalinga University, Raipur for development of public charging stations.

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