Magenta Mobility opens its Largest EV charging depot in Bengaluru; can charge 70 vehicles at the same time

Magenta Mobility opens its Largest EV charging depot in Bengaluru; can charge 70 vehicles at the same time.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 20 Mar 2023 Views icon3826 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Magenta Mobility, a Bengaluru-based electric mobility solutions provider, backed by HPCL, JAN (JITO Angel Network), LetsVenture, and Indian American philanthropist, Dr. Kiran Patel, has opened its largest EV charging depot in the city.  

The new charging depot, spanning 11,000 sq feet, has 63 AC chargers of 3.3 kW and 3 DC chargers of 15kW GB/T to ensure a seamless and efficient charging experience with additional space for further expansion. This marks the 23rd charging depot of Magenta Mobility in Bengaluru and the 35th charging depot in India with a plan for 14 more in the first quarter of FY 24.

With the capacity to charge up to 70 Electric vehicles at the same time, this is Magenta’s largest charging depot till date. Equipped with energy-saving sensor-enabled street lights to ensure optimal energy usage, water gutters and rainwater harvesting systems, and cameras for monitoring, the facility is designed with sustainability in mind.

A substation of 315 kVA has been installed to provide stable and uninterrupted power supply to the chargers. Safety signages and fire fighting equipment have also been provided to ensure the safety of all users.

“The inauguration of our largest EV charging depot in Bengaluru is a significant milestone for Magenta Mobility. We have around 600 plus vehicles in our fleet today and we are adding 4000 more in the new financial year. This new depot designed with sustainability in mind will enable us to charge our fleet efficiently and effectively while contributing to the growth of EVs in India”, said Maxson Lewis, Founder and Managing Director of Magenta Mobility.

While inaugurating the charging depot, B V Palanethra, BESCOM GM (DSM) said; “I am extremely

pleased to inaugurate the EV charging depot. This facility is a significant step towards accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles and building a sustainable future for our city Bengaluru and our planet. I applaud Magenta Mobility for their efforts in promoting clean energy & sustainable mobility and look forward to their further expansion and growth in the future. Many players should come forward with similar initiatives in strategic locations and work towards a cleaner, greener, and more sustainable future.”

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