Magenta Power, a Mumbai-based leading EV charging infrastructure solution provider launched its academy ‘MITRA (Magenta Innovation Technology and Research Academy)’ that is intended to support individuals and organisations, in their transition to a sustainable energy future and also serve as the principal platform; a centre of excellence, and a repository of technology, resource and knowledge on green energy.
Instituted in Mumbai, MITRA claims to be the first step for a career-focused individual to understand the world of green energy solutions. The free course has a formal training syllabus, with more than 6 training modules that could be selected at the time of the registration. The certificate course is an introduction for those new to the field, those who are looking to make a career change or those who just want to learn more about green energy and the needed solutions.
The training provides practical tools to accelerate green energy deployment that shall facilitate knowledge sharing and technology transfer to provide clean, sustainable energy for the world’s growing population. Aligned to this, there is a structured model imparting basics of solar power, electric vehicles and informatics.
At the launch, Maxson Lewis, director – Magenta Power said, “MITRA by Magenta, shall be zero profit module wherein only the training cost would be incurred without earmarking any profits. We are committed to developing clean and green technology specific to the Indian concerns. We believe many times the conviction to move to clean solutions comes from education and awareness and that is what MITRA aims to achieve. The academy of MITRA is a manifestation of our zeal that amplifies our belief that green energy is everybody’s business”
A classroom session at MITRA
Magenta Power has been promoting the solar and the EV space in India with the brand being a first timer in India to several of its activities which includes setting the EV charging corridor on the Mumbai – Pune Expressway, set up of electric charging stations in Bangalore and tie up with Mahindra Group for green energy solutions and many more.
Maxson further adds, “Magenta has a very aggressive roadmap in the EV space, shall be launching a series of products in the renewable energy space, including ideas to make the adoption of solar a financially feasible business case. Other plans include the launching of a series of AC charging solutions with a partner.”
In an exclusive interaction with Autocar Professional, Maxson revealed, "The sessions are currently conducted in the classroom only to facilitate the practical sessions. We are working on some modules for online training as well. the course is currently a one day program, but we are receiving demands for two-day programs as well. At the end of the course, an individual would be competent enough to install a charging station. We are coming up with a dedicated session on the manufacturing of these chargers as well."