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Convergence Energy Services floats biggest ever tender for electric buses

Aims to deploy 5450 single decker buses and 130 double decker buses through the scheme

Convergence Energy Services floats biggest ever tender for electric buses
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Shally Seth Mohile Mumbai
Convergence Energy Services (CESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), on Thursday announced the floating of a request for proposal for the biggest-ever demand for electric buses (e-buses) under the Grand Challenge scheme.

Through the Rs 5,450-crore tender, CESL aims to deploy 5,450 single-decker buses and 130 double-decker buses. It will include a set of homogenised demand for e-buses aggregated across five major cities.

From working on financing electric vehicles (EVs) and setting up a charging infrastructure (infra) to floating tenders for EVs, the EESL subsidiary has been playing a pivotal role in pushing electrification in the public transport

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First Published: Jan 20 2022 | 2:02 PM IST

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