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31 May 2018 -Mumbai Tata Power partners with Tata Motors to make Maharashtra EV ready to support Maharashtra Government’s vision to promote e-mobility in the State

~Launches 9 new EV charging stations today in Mumbai to mark the World Environment Day Celebrations~

Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company, today partnered with  Tata Motors to make Maharashtra EV ready and to establish Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in the State for public use. Tata Motors Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Maharashtra   to support the Maharashtra Electric Vehicle Policy (2018) in accelerating the adoption of Electric Vehicles in Maharashtra.

Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, inaugurated the new EV charging stations to mark the week-long World Environment Day celebration. The nine new locations where the EV charging stations have come up include Matunga, BKC, Bhandup (near LBS Marg), Chembur, Malad (near Link Road) and Carnac Bundar (near Fort & Freeway).

Mr Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power, said, “We are committed to making Maharashtra EV ready and Government's vision of providing green technology solutions. We are happy to partner with Tata Motors to deliver on the Government and Group's vision of improving India's carbon footprint and enabling the customers with a sustainable future. We are happy to present Maharashtra with various electric vehicle charging stations that cover the wide expanse of the city. With these installations, Tata Power continues to pursue sustainable practices by using technology to provide Maharashtra customers access to energy-efficient options with ease.”

Speaking on the MoU signing initiative, Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors said, “Tata Motors is committed to the Government's vision of e-mobility in India. We are excited to join forces with the Government of Maharashtra towards this endeavor. We are uniquely positioned to leverage the strength of our group companies to create an EV ecosystem. With our ready portfolio of EV offerings across our passenger and commercial vehicles, we are geared up to meet future requirements beyond the current tender commitments.”

With the launch of nine EV charging stations today to mark the World Environment Day, it is Tata Power's endeavour to provide the best of solutions for the country to achieve a greener tomorrow. By using innovative technology, Tata Power is providing customers easy access to energy-efficient processes and facilitating that by setting up charging infrastructure around the city.

With the installation of these Electric Vehicle chargers, the Company is working towards removing the range anxiety from people's minds and encouraging them to shift from fossil fuel vehicles to electric vehicles. Tata Power plans to device a mix of fast and regular chargers at these charging stations that will facilitate to charge vehicles from both private and public realms of life. The chargers can also monitor the car battery charging status and units consumed while charging a car.

Tata Power has been a forerunner in technology adoption and innovation while also setting industry benchmarks in operational and sustainability aspects. Being true to the pioneering spirit of the parent group, Tata Power has established the first public Electric Vehicle charging station at Vikhroli in Mumbai. Being the first to propagate the change towards sustainable energy, Tata Power aims to supplement the government's plan to replace fossil fuel vehicles with electric vehicles by 2030, by installing charging stations at strategic locations.

Since the inauguration of the first station in August 2017, two more were started in January 2018 for public usage at Palladium mall in the Lower Parel area and Phoenix Market City in the Kurla area of the city.

New EV Charging Stations:

  1. Matunga
  2. Bhandup (near LBS Marg)
  3. Chembur
  4. Malad (near Link Road)
  5. Carnac Bundar (near Freeway and Fort)
  6. Bandra Kurla Complex
  7. Borivali (near Western Express Highway)
  8. Mankhurd (on Vashi Highway)
  9. ITC Grand Central, Parel

Existing EV Charging Stations:

  1. Vikhroli (Mumbai's 1st first EV charging station)
  2. Palladium Mall, Lower Parel
  3. Phoenix Market city, Kurla

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company with a growing international presence. The Company together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities has an installed gross generation capacity of 10757 MW and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz. Fuel Security and Logistics, Generation (thermal, hydro, solar and wind), Transmission, Distribution and Trading. It has successful public-private partnerships in Generation, Transmission and Distribution in India namely “Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited" with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi, 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi and 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is serving more than 2.6 million distribution consumers in India and has developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. It is also one of the largest renewable energy players in India with a clean energy portfolio of 3417 MW. Its international presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the leading coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk ("BSSR"); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources to securitize coal supply and the shipping of coal for its thermal power generation operations; in South Africa through a joint venture called ‘Cennergi’ to develop projects in sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro which has become operational in 2016; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 187 MW hydro project and in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan. With its track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for a multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come”. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com