India gets its largest charging station for EVs in Gurugram, Haryana with 121 charging points for 4-wheelers and charging 1,000 cars in a single day.
The new largest charging station for electric vehicles has been developed by the tech-piloting company Alektrify Private Ltd. under the government’s Ease of Doing Business Program. Previously, the biggest charging station for electric vehicles was in Navi Mumbai with 16 AC and 4 DC chargers.
In January 2022, the company Alektrify inaugurated its first EV charging point with the capacity of 100 points of charging for four-wheelers in Gurugram.
By opening this new station, the city (Gurugram) has now two charging points for 4-wheeler EVs. This means the company is looking forward to investing more in electric vehicle charging stations to set up new facilities in the future. The infrastructure for EVs in India is now growing fast to adopt the new era’s transformation towards green energy.
The charging point facility for EVs will definitely help boost the industry across the country. As India is still in the initial stage of the EV industry, these types of small charging point facilities will serve as the model for developing large electric vehicle charging facilities across the country in the near future.
The newly opened charging station by the company Alektrify Private Limited for four-wheeler electric vehicles under the Ease of Doing Business program which has the facility of 75 AC, 25 DC, and 21 Hybrid charging points with a capacity of charging of total 1,000 cars within a single day.
During the opening ceremony of the facility, A. Sinha, Project Director and National Programme Director of National Highway for Electric Vehicle (NHEV) and Ease of Doing Business respectively, said “This is our second prototype station constructed in just 30 days after the Sector 52 electric vehicle charging station.
Two more stations of the same size and scale will be installed in Noida within 2 months for Delhi-Agra Highway that will conclude the prototype model of E-hubs.”
He also stated that “30 more E-Highway charging stations will be constructed within a record time span of 90 days from their date of allocation to PSUs/Private entities.”
Mr. Sinha added that “these types of largest charging stations are commercially and technically competing with petrol pumps now 72 percent utilization and 36 months breakeven with increased capacity to charge 1,000 cars at this station and 576 cars at Sector 52 station. These simple prototypes have proved that e-highway stations of NHEV will be world-class and draw a strong commercial roadmap of E-mobility on Indian highways.”
More news updates related to Electric Vehicle’s largest Charging Station
- A joint venture between billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and a major player in this sector Bharat Petroleum (BP) has opened one of the country’s largest electric vehicle charging hubs in Delhi.
- Reliance BP Mobility Ltd (RBML) is operating under the brand name Jio-bp.
- The government of Delhi has signed an agreement with ‘Convergence Energy Service Limited (CESL)’.
- An MoU has been signed for the installation of battery swapping and charging stations for electric two, three, and four-wheelers at cluster bus depots of its Transport department.
This largest charging station is powerful and extremely rare in the country as of now. This will enable the industry to have an edge in this segment and a real Ease of Doing Business in effortless ‘Certification Compliance and Safety Standards’. This type of charging station development proved that the roadmap has prepared for achieving the goal of green energy as soon as possible.
Before ending this article, I would like to thank the Government of India to take these types of steps to become India a greener country in the future.
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