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NTPC to provide e-mobility solutions in Jabalpur

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
State-run power giant NTPC today said it has inked a pact with Jabalpur City Transport Service for setting up charging infrastructure for all segments of electric vehicles (EVs) across the city.

The NTPC has signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jabalpur Smart City Ltd and Jabalpur City Transport Services for the citys foray in the e- mobility.

Ved Prakash, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Jabalpur & MD, Jabalpur City Transport Services said:"The city intends to become the model city by adopting the electric mobility for segments of EVs...Going ahead, the charging of EVs shall be done by Renewable Energy sources making the initiative completely green."

The MoU plans to cover all major activities in value chain from planning and designing the complete ecosystem to making investment and operating the charging infrastructure using cloud based system.

This is the first major step taken by NTPC where a complete city shall be taken up for developing charging infrastructure for all segments of EVs.

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First Published: Jan 29 2018 | 5:55 PM IST

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