HPCL Ties Up with CESL to Install EV chargers in Delhi and other metro cities.
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited(HPCL) has partnered with the state-owned Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) to build a charging network for electric vehicles in major cities in India.
They signed an agreement for the next 10 years to install these charging stations for electric vehicles using HPCL sockets.
These electric vehicle charging stations will be installed in cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, and Pune, and will provide various charging options from fast chargers to traditional slow chargers.
HPCL is one of India’s leading oil companies, with more than 20,000 retail stores nationwide. CESL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited. It is a new energy company focused on providing clean, affordable, and reliable energy.
CESL and HPCL will also identify major highways in India where suitable charging infrastructure can be installed and established.
“Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) – a completely owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) – has signed a settlement with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for putting in of charging infrastructure in decided on shops in numerous towns throughout the country,” an assertion said.
Mahua Acharya, MD, and CEO of CESL said: “A technologically advanced, well-equipped and highly available charging infrastructure is an important factor in the transition to electric vehicles. This agreement is part of our efforts to help India achieve its goals. And the decarbonization of the entire transportation sector. HPCL’s long tradition and strong multi-city influence will be the key to our goal of building an electric vehicle ecosystem and making it widely available”.
HPCL also recently partnered with another organization called Shuchi Anant Virya to establish a national electric vehicle charging point network at its sales points.
Electric vehicle charging points installed in cooperation with CESL are managed through government agencies’ applications. CESL will also use HPCL to identify points on major highways in India where appropriate charging infrastructure can be installed and installed.
As HPCL Ties Up with CESL to Install EV chargers in Delhi and other Metro Cities they are controlled through the CESL application, which allows better control and monitoring of all charging stations.
As part of the HPCL Ties Up with CESL, CESL and HPCL will also identify important highways passing through India, where appropriate charging infrastructure can be installed and constructed.