Tata Power, Indian Oil Corporation partner to deploy 500+ fast and ultra-fast EV charging points across India

The charging points will be installed in major cities and across major highways.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 11 Dec 2023 Views icon3606 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp
Tata Power, Indian Oil Corporation partner to deploy 500+ fast and ultra-fast EV charging points across India

Tata Power EV Charging Solutions Limited (TPEVCSL), a Tata Power Group Company and one of the leading EV Charging solutions providers, and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to roll out fast and ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) charging points across India. The collaboration will see Tata Power install 500+ EV charging points across multiple IOCL retail outlets.

The charging points will be installed in major cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Pune, and Kochi, as well as across major highways such as the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, Salem-Kochi Highway, Guntur-Chennai Highway and the Golden Quadrilateral.

Virendra Goyal, Head -Business Development-EV Charging, Tata Power, speaking on the collaboration said "Our partnership with IOCL is a strategic move towards establishing a robust EV charging network in the country. Leveraging IOCL's extensive presence, Tata Power will set up fast and superfast charging points in multiple regions, contributing to accessibility and inclusivity for a sustainable electric mobility future.”

The ‘Tata Power EZ Charge’ app and ‘IndianOil e-Charge’ mobile app can be used to locate and book the EV chargers at the customer’s convenience. 

Saumitra Shrivastava, Executive Director (Retail-N&E) expressed the Corporation’s commitment to adapting to the rising trend of electric vehicle penetration. "IOCL envisages to provide 10,000 EV Charging Stations by 2024 transforming retail network to complete energy solutions outlets. With more than 6,000 EV charging stations at present, the company plans to keep expanding its reach. Our strategic partnership with Tata Power is poised to play a pivotal role in responding to this transformative shift. We at IOCL are geared up to overcome challenges and capitalize on opportunities in this area, ensuring a seamless transition towards a more sustainable and eco-friendly mobility paradigm."

Tata Power has established itself as a leader in the electric vehicle charging domain, with a substantial market share of nearly 60%. Their expansive nationwide network, reaching more than 420 cities, offers a comprehensive array of charging solutions, including over 62,000 home chargers, 4,900 public and semi-public charging points, and 430 bus charging stations. Notably, this network is continually expanding, underscoring Tata Power's unwavering commitment to enhancing electric vehicle charging accessibility across the nation.

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