NTPC’s JV signs pact with BHEL to set up EV charging infrastructure
30th Jan 2020

Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), a joint venture of four PSUs including NTPC, Power Finance Corporation, Rural Electrification Corporation & Power Grid Corporation, has signed a pact with Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) to set up a network of public charging infrastructure for electric vehicles at various highways across the country. EESL and BHEL will jointly explore opportunities in the field of e-mobility and fast-track the adoption of EVs in the country under the National E-Mobility Programme.

As part of the agreement, BHEL will offer complete engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions from concept to commissioning while EESL will make the entire upfront investment on services, along with the operation and maintenance of the public charging infrastructure. The pact covers collaboration for identifying, planning, development and installation of charging stations at suitable locations.

NTPC is the largest power utility company in India and has presence in Coal, Gas, Solar PV, Hydro and Wind Power Generation and Coal Mining.