Development and availability of electric vehicle for charging infrastructure is a key requirement for the proliferation of EVs in India...

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Tata Power has signed an agreement with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) to provide end-to-end EV charging stations at HPCL’s retail outlets (petrol pumps) in multiple cities and major highways across the country. Tata Power is a pioneer in the EV Charging space and owns an expansive network of over 500 public chargers in 100+ cities covering petrol pumps, metro stations, shopping malls, theatres and highways. The company is present across all segments of the EV eco-system – public charging, captive charging, home, workplace charging and ultra-rapid chargers for buses. The charging is enabled with the Tata Power EZ charge mobile platform (an award winning app) that makes it a seamless experience to vehicle owners.

Commenting on the partnership, Sandeep Bangia, Head – EV Charging,Tata Power, said, “This strategic tie-up provides us access to a vast retail base of HPCL, especially in cities and along the key highways .The move will tremendously benefit the EV users as it will not only provide them easy access to charging points but also remove the range anxiety, resulting in wider adoption of electric vehicles in the country.”

Detailing further on the development, ED Retail, HPCL, Sai Kumar Suri, said, “HPCL with its vast network comprising more than 18000 retail outlets and Tata Power with its strong presence and expertise in the EV charging segment bring a unique strategic partnership to create a pan India charging ecosystem with end- to end  solutions.”

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