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Tata Power revolutionizes EV Charging experience; Launches RFID enabled ‘EZ CHARGE' card

31 Jul 2023

Tata Power, one of India's largest and fastest growing EV charging solutions provider, has unveiled the EZ CHARGE card today, an advanced RFID (Radio-frequency identification) card that promises to redefine the EV charging experience for lakhs of electric vehicle (EV) owners across the country.

The EZ CHARGE card, launched at the Bombay House by Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power, and Mr. Shailesh Chandra, MD of Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility. The card offers unparalleled convenience with its Tap, Charge, and Go functionality. The RFID card features a built-in chip that enables efficient, secure, and seamless initiation of charging sessions and payment for same.

Based on their pre-set recharge value, users can automatically begin the charging process by simply tapping the EZ CHARGE RFID card on the Tata Power EZ charger. Once the vehicle is charged, EV owners can embark on their journeys with ease and confidence.

Tata Power's extensive EV charging infrastructure, which includes over 40,000 home chargers, 4000+ public and semi-public charging points, and 250 bus-charging points, spans 350 cities with a presence in 550 cities. The company plans to set up 25,000 charging points in the next five years, further supporting the growth of the EV ecosystem in the country.

"As the largest and fastest growing EV Charging player in India, we are delighted to bring another innovative offering to further enhance customer experience. The Tata Power EZ CHARGE card is a new frontier integrating RFID technology with our Charge Point network to offer a quick, simple and easy charging solution to EV owners. We continue to collaborate with Tata Motors to accelerate EV adoption and enable a sustainable mobility for all Indians." said Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power .

Mr. Shailesh Chandra,MD of Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility said“We have been continuously improving the ownership experience for our EV customers through thoughtful interventions and initiatives. To further improve the charging process for our customers, today, we are launching the EZ Charge Card offered by Tata Power. This solution is easy to use, intuitive and also helps overcome infrastructural challenges such as mobile network availability, while ensuring privacy for all users. It significantly simplifies the charging process at public or community chargers, especially for those who would prefer a physical device to an app-based experience and for chauffeur-driven vehicles. Creating accessible charging infrastructure is key to driving faster EV adoption.”

The EZ CHARGE Card offers added benefits, especially for areas with limited mobile network coverage, ensuring EV owners can charge their vehicles and pay without any hindrance. The RFID card can be linked with the EZ Charge account, allowing users to share access without sharing sensitive app information, thus ensuring privacy and security. The card streamlines the charging and payment process, making transactions quicker and more efficient.

To obtain the EZ CHARGE Card, customers can purchase it through the EZ Charge Self Care Portal (https://ezcharge.tatapower.com/evselfcare) for doorstep delivery or visit Tata Motors EV Dealerships (https://nexonev.tatamotors.com/find-dealer/). 

Priced affordably, the EZ CHARGE Card is an essential and accessible tool for every EV owner, regardless of their vehicle brand.

To order the EZ CHARGE Card, EV users can follow these simple steps:

About Tata Power:

Tata Power (NSE: TATAPOWER; BSE:500400) is one of India’s largest integrated power companies and together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed/managed capacity of 14,302 MW. The Company has a presence across the entire power value chain - generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy, transmission & distribution, and trading. The Company developed the country’s first Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. With 5442 MW of clean energy generation from solar, wind, hydro, and waste heat recovery accounting for 38 % 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 the Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi, Maithon Power Ltd. with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1,050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand.

Tata Power is currently serving more than 12.9 million consumers via its Discoms, under a public-private partnership model viz Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. with the Government of Delhi in North Delhi, 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 as an integrated solutions provider by looking at new business growth in distributed generation through rooftop solar and microgrids, storage solutions, EV charging infrastructure, ESCO, home automation & smart meters et al. In its 108 years track record of technology advancements, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and green initiatives, Tata Power is well poised for multi-fold growth and is committed to lighting up lives for generations to come. For more information visit us at: www.tatapower.com

 


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