- The site has been chosen and carefully planned to prioritise the convenience and accessibility of EV users commuting to the airport and nearby areas.
Tata Power EV Charging Solutions Limited (TPEVCSL) has partnered with Kolkata Airport Authorities to establish EV charging points at the airport.
Tata Power has already aimed to create an expansive EV charging network. By signing this contract, the company has showcased its commitment towards eco-friendly transportation and its leading role in constructing a comprehensive nationwide charging infrastructure.
In the inauguration ceremony, Virendra Goyal, Head of Business Development (EV Charging) at Tata Power stated, “Our collaboration with Kolkata Airport places us at the forefront of building a robust EV charging network in the city and the nearby areas. This underscores our unwavering dedication to sustainable mobility, aiming to empower individuals to embrace electric mobility confidently, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free experience for everyone involved.”
C Pattabhi, Airport Director, Kolkata, commended Tata Power’s initiatives as a significant stride towards advancing sustainable mobility. “The installation of EV charging infrastructure in public parking areas not only enhances convenience for electric vehicle users but also signifies a steadfast commitment to environmental conservation. We are delighted to partner with Tata Power, as their vision harmoniously aligns with our aim of metamorphosing Kolkata into a cleaner and more environmentally conscious city, thus securing a sustainable future and bolstering the state’s aspiration to spearhead the EV revolution in India.”
The selection of sites for these charging stations was carefully planned to prioritise the convenience and accessibility of EV users commuting to the airport and nearby areas. This thoughtful strategy aims to provide a seamless charging experience within the airport premises. Positioned strategically due to the airport’s central role in the city, these chargers aim to alleviate concerns about EV range anxiety, ensuring maximum convenience for the public.
Tata Power has already made substantial strides, with 50+ public and semi-public charging points installed across Kolkata. It solidifies its position as India’s largest EV charging point operator, boasting nearly 60% market share. Tata Power’s extensive nationwide network comprises over 58,000 home chargers, 4,800 public and semi-public charging points, and 430 bus charging stations, spanning 420+ cities and continually expanding its reach.