Leading EV charging solutions provider Tata Power on Friday said it has started a nationwide plan of setting up 25,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging points across the country to support faster adoption of e-mobility over the next five years.
The company is showcasing its range of hi-tech electric vehicle charging solutions at the ongoing Auto Expo 2023 in Greater Noida.
A first-hand experience of the technology that is driving Tata Power's widespread EV charging network -- EZ Charge -- was provided to the visitors, including one of the most downloaded mobile apps for EV charging -- Tata Power EZ Charge, according to a statement from the company.
The app helps commuters find the nearest charging station, know the real-time availability of charging points, and receive updates on charging status, amongst many others, Tata Power said.
The company also said information about its Network Operations Center (NOC) was on display. The Centre helps in the effective operational management of charging stations across India.
Through its widespread presence in the EV charging space, the company said it provides over 3,600 public or semi-public chargers and more than 23,500 residential chargers. Tata Motors said many of these charging stations were also equipped with fast-charging technology and located at various strategic locations, such as malls, hotels, airports, and office complexes.
NOC is integrated with the online platform that supports Tata Power's EZ Charge services, has a real-time communication link with all on-board chargers, and aids in the early detection of tech-related issues. The NOC additionally supports quick problem-solving, back-end system support, and proactive planning for charging infrastructure upkeep.
Tata Power also said it has been at the forefront of providing EV charging solutions across every nook and corner of the country, with charging solutions for homes, workplaces, fleet stations, public locations, and commercial junctions like e-bus charging depots.
Virendra Goyal, Head for Business Development, EV charging, Tata Power, said, "The demand for electric vehicles is steadily increasing in India therefore it is important to have a robust pan-India charging network.
He said the company is excited to present products and technologies, which make Tata Power India's leading EV charging solutions provider. "We remain committed to playing a prominent role in helping Indian consumers consider sustainable mobility in the future," he added.
According to Tata Power, its EV charging initiatives are in line with the government's National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP), which aims to develop electric vehicle charging infrastructure using the latest technological platform along with easy access to charging points for electric vehicles.
In addition to a strong network in Delhi-National Capital Region, Tata Power's EV charging network spreads extensively, with a presence in Mumbai, Goa, Surat, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Pune, and Bengaluru, among others, it added.
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