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16 Jul 2021 -National Tata Power joins hands with HPCL to set up EV charging stations at its Petrol Pumps across the country
  • Partnership supports Government of India’s National Electric Mobility Mission Plan
  • Tata Power owns an expansive network of over 500 Public chargers in 100+ cities across India

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, has signed an agreement with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), a Maharatna Oil & Gas Public Sector undertaking, to provide end-to-end EV charging stations at HPCL’s retail outlets (petrol pumps) in multiple cities and major highways across the country.

Tata Power is a pioneer in the EV Charging space and owns an expansive network of over 500 public chargers in 100+ 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, workplace charging and ultra-rapid chargers for buses.

Under the agreement, Tata Power will provide state-of-the-art EV Charging infrastructure at HPCL pumps for EV users who can travel within cities & intercity without any range anxiety. The Charging is enabled with the Tata Power EZ charge mobile platform (an award winning app) which makes it a seamless experience to vehicle owners.

Development and availability of electric vehicle for charging infrastructure is a key requirement for the proliferation of EVs in India.  The partnership will play a strong role in encouraging EV owners to charge their electric vehicles across various petrol pumps. 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 electric vehicle for  charging points.

Mr. Sandeep Bangia, Head - EV Charging,Tata Power, said, “ We are excited to partner with HPCL who share our vision of sustainable mobility. This strategic tie-up provides us access to a vast retail base of HPCL, especially in cities and along the key highways .The move will tremendously benefit the EV users as it will not only provide them easy access to charging points but also remove the range anxiety, resulting in wider adoption of electric vehicles in the country.”

ED Retail, HPCL, Shri Sai Kumar Suri ,said , "HPCL as a key player in the energy sector is committed to provide sustainable energy solutions to our customers . HPCL with its vast network comprising of more than 18000 retail outlets and Tata Power with its strong presence and expertise in the EV charging segment bring a unique strategic partnership to create a pan India charging ecosystem with end- to end  solutions ."

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries and  jointly controlled entities, has an installed/ managed capacity of 12,808 MW. A pioneer in the field, it has a presence across the entire power value chain - generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy, transmission & distribution, coal & freight, logistics and trading. The company had developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. With nearly 3.9 GW of clean energy generation from solar, wind, hydro and waste heat recovery accounting for 31% 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 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is currently serving around 12 million consumers via its Discoms, under public-private partnership model, in India viz Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. with Government of Delhi for distribution in North Delhi; Tata Power Ajmer Distribution Ltd. with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. for distribution in Ajmer, Rajasthan; 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 of all its Discoms into integrated solutions providers by looking at new business growth in distributed generation through rooftop solar and micro grids, storage solutions, EV charging infrastructure, ESCO, home automation & smart meters et al. With its 107 years track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and green initiatives, Tata Power is well poised for  multi-fold growth and committed to lighting up lives for generations to come. For more information visit us at: www.tatapower.com