|Mr. Virendra Goyal , Head – BD ( EV Charging ) , Tata Power and Mr. Yougesh Kumar, Chief General Manager ( CGD) , GAIL during the signing ceremony|
Tata Power, one of India’s largest and fastest growing EV charging solutions providers, has signed an agreement with GAIL Gas Limited, (a wholly owned subsidiary of GAIL (India) Limited, to install DC fast charging points at two of GAIL Gas CNG retail outlets (CNG stations) in Bengaluru.
The partnership is in line with Tata Power’s commitment to encourage and promote electric mobility across the country and GAIL Gas’ commitment to deliver convenience to its customers who wish to switch to E-vehicles.
Tata Power is a pioneer in the EV charging space and runs an expansive network of over 3600 charging points across 450+ 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 charging, workplace charging, and ultra-rapid chargers for buses. In the next 5 years, Tata Power plans to install 25000 public EV charging stations across the length and breadth of the country. GAIL Gas Limited is a leading City Gas Distribution company in India implementing CGD projects in 25 Geographical Areas along with its JVs covering 50 Districts.
Speaking about the partnership, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “We are happy to collaborate with GAIL Gas Limited since they share our commitment to sustainable mobility. EV owners in Bengaluru will benefit from the growing availability for chargers as this partnership will make charging stations more accessible to them and lessen range anxiety.”
Shri Raman Chadha, CEO GAIL Gas added, ” We have always been on promoting the futuristic fuel mission and are committed to providing convenience to the people in our authorized geographical area at their doorstep. EV charging facility at our CNG station is yet another step in this direction.”
The partnership aims to make sustainable travel choices available to all, through a seamless charging infrastructure which is at par with the conventional fuel infrastructure. It is also in line with the Government of India’s National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP), which aims to develop electric vehicle charging infrastructure using the latest technological platform along with easy access to charging points.
About GAIL GAS Limited:
GAIL Gas Limited, a leading City Gas Distribution Company, is poised to accelerate City Gas Distribution business in focused manner in 25 Geographical Areas across 14 States across the nation. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Maharatna GAIL (India) Limited and manages smooth implementation of City Gas Distribution (CGD) projects.
About Tata Power:
Tata Power (NSE: TATAPOWER; BSE:500400) is one of India’s largest integrated power companies and together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed / managed capacity of 14101 MW. The Company has a presence across the entire power value chain – generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy, transmission & distribution and trading.
The Company had developed the country’s first Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. With 5241 MW of clean energy generation from solar, wind, hydro, and waste heat recovery accounting for 37% of the overall portfolio, the company is a leader in clean energy generation.
It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India viz: Powerlinks Transmission Ltd. with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi, Maithon Power Ltd. with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1,050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand.
Tata Power is currently serving more than 12 million consumers via its Discoms, under public-private partnership model viz Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. with Government of Delhi in North Delhi, TP Northern Odisha Distribution Limited, TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited, TP Western Odisha Distribution Limited, and TP Southern Odisha Distribution Limited with Government of Odisha.
With a focus on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation as an integrated solutions providers by looking at new business growth in distributed generation through rooftop solar and microgrids, storage solutions, EV charging infrastructure, ESCO, home automation & smart meters et al.
With its 107 years track record of technology advancements, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and green initiatives, Tata Power is well poised for multi-fold growth and is committed to lighting up lives for generations to come. For more information visit us at: www.tatapower.com