Kolkata, Sept. 26 -- Tata Power EV Charging Solutions Limited (TPEVCSL), a Tata Power group Company, continues its unwavering commitment to promoting EV adoption in the nation by partnering with the Kolkata Airport Authorities to establish EV charging points at the airport.
The formal inauguration of four EV chargers (DC-CCS2 and single-gun GB/T chargers) took place on Tuesday in the presence of Airport Director, Kolkata, C Pattabhi and Virendra Goyal, Head of Business Development for EV Charging at Tata Power, along with Ramkrishna Singh, Head of Business Operations, EV Charging,Tata Power.
Following this momentous occasion, a formal agreement was inked between the Airport Authorities of India and Tata Power.
These chargers are suitable to charge all electric cars available in the country.
Tata Power's ambitious journey to create an expansive EV charging network solidifies the company's commitment to eco-friendly transportation and its leading role in constructing a comprehensive nationwide charging infrastructure.
In the inauguration ceremony, Virendra Goyal, Head of Business Development (EV Charging) at Tata Power stated, "Our collaboration with Kolkata Airport places us at the forefront of building a robust EV charging network in the city and the nearby areas. This underscores our unwavering dedication to sustainable mobility, with the ultimate aim of empowering individuals to embrace electric mobility confidently, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free experience for everyone involved."
C Pattabhi, Airport Director, Kolkata, commended Tata Power's initiatives as a significant stride towards advancing sustainable mobility.
"The installation of EV charging infrastructure in public parking areas not only enhances convenience for electric vehicle users but also signifies a steadfast commitment to environmental conservation. We are delighted to partner with Tata Power, as their vision harmoniously aligns with our aim of metamorphosing Kolkata into a cleaner and more environmentally conscious city, thus securing a sustainable future and bolstering the state's aspiration to spearhead the EV revolution in India. "
The site selection for these charging stations underwent meticulous planning, prioritizing convenience and accessibility for EV users who commute to Airport or nearby vicinity.
This thoughtful approach ensures a seamless charging experience within the airport premises as well. Given the airport's prominent position as one of the city's bustling hubs, these chargers are strategically positioned to offer unparalleled convenience to the public, effectively addressing concerns related to EV range anxiety.
Tata Power has already made substantial strides, with a total of 50+ public and semi-public charging points installed across Kolkata .It solidifies its position as the largest EV charging point operator in India, boasting nearly 60 per cent market share.
Tata Power's extensive nationwide network comprises over 58,000 home chargers, 4,800 public and semi-public charging points, and 430 bus charging stations, spanning 420+ cities and continually expanding its reach.
The collaboration between Tata Power and the Kolkata Airport Authority represents a significant development towards a sustainable lifestyle, as it not only promotes the widespread adoption of electric vehicles but also aligns with Tata Power's vision of transforming Kolkata into a cleaner, greener city. This partnership contributes significantly to the overarching goal of advancing India's electric vehicle revolution.
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