According to a PTI report, Tata Power has joined hands with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) to provide end-to-end electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at the latter’s retail outlets at multiple cities and major highways across the country.
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Under the pact, Tata Power will provide its EV charging infrastructure at HPCL petrol pumps for users. The charging is enabled with the company’s ‘EZ Charge Mobile’ platform, which makes it a seamless experience to vehicle owners, it said.
In line with govt policy
The development and availability of electric vehicles for charging infrastructure is a key requirement for the proliferation of EVs in India, the company said. It added that the partnership is also in line with the government’s National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP).
Across 100 cities
Tata Group company has a network of over 500 public chargers across over 100 cities, covering petrol pumps, metro stations, shopping malls, theatres and highways. It caters to all segments of the EV ecosystem — public, captive charging, home and workplace charging as well as ultra-rapid chargers for buses.
Access to HPCL’s pumps
Tata Power Head (EV Charging) Sandeep Bangia said, “We are excited to partner with HPCL who share our vision of sustainable mobility. This strategic tie-up provides us access to a vast retail base of HPCL, especially in cities and along the key highways.”