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EESL inks pact with BSNL for 1,000 EV charging stations across country

Telecom PSU BSNL would be responsible for providing the requisite space and power connections for installing the charging infrastructure

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) on Tuesday said it has signed an initial pact with for installing stations for

As per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), will set up public EV stations at 1,000 sites in a phased manner across the country, an statement said.

will make the entire upfront investment on the services pertaining to the MoU, along with the operation and maintenance of the infrastructure by using qualified personnel.

Telecom PSU would be responsible for providing the requisite space and power connections for installing the charging infrastructure.

Taking forward the vision of National Electric Mobility Programme, EESL has commissioned 300 AC and 170 DC chargers across India.

Till date, 66 public charging points are operational in Delhi-NCR.

With its innovative model of demand aggregation and bulk procurement, EESL receives and chargers at a signi?cantly discounted rate as compared to the actual market value.

Further, with access to low cost funds, it is able to discover the most competitive project costs. Using this approach, EESL has established a sustainable business model, which makes EVs affordable for the end-consumers.

First Published: Tue, February 18 2020. 15:08 IST
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