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One in every 10 petrol pumps in India now offering CNG, EV charging

India has about 84,600 fuel retail outlets, of which 8,900 offer alternative fuels such as CNG, auto LPG or EV charging facilities

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One in every 10 petrol pumps in India now offers an electric vehicle (EV) charging facility or CNG filling station to boost the use of renewable energy. According to a report in the Economic Times (ET), India has about 84,600 fuel retail outlets, of which 8,900 offer alternative fuels such as CNG, auto LPG or EV charging facilities. 

Out of these, the EV charging facility is available at 4,100 pumps and the CNG facility at 4,000 pumps. 

"India is witnessing a larger trend of liquid fuel stations turning into energy stations where a customer has the choice of ordering petrol,

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First Published: Oct 26 2022 | 12:55 PM IST

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