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Tata Power and Kanpur Municipal Corporation collaborate to boost E-Mobility in Kanpur

30 Nov 2023

Tata Power EV Charging Solutions Limited (TPEVCSL), a Tata Power Group Company and one of the leading EV Charging solutions providers in India, signed a Memorandum of Association with the Kanpur Municipal Corporation to install 12 EV charging stations across six strategic locations in Kanpur. This collaboration signifies the beginning of a trailblazing initiative to revolutionize the EV infrastructure landscape in Kanpur.

These charging stations will be located strategically at key points across the city, including the Zonal Offices in Zone-02 and Zone-05 of Krishna Nagar, Sen Para Police Chauki between Apna Ghar Ashram and Road, Moti Jheel Parking /Kargil Park, the vicinity of Medical College at Gol Chouraha, and the Children's Park near OEF at Vijay Nagar Chauraha. Each of these locations will be equipped with two charging guns, totaling 12 charging points across the city. EV users will be able to locate these points using the Tata Power EZ Charge mobile app.

Tata Power's accessible and reliable EV charging infrastructure will support the Uttar Pradesh government's visionary plan to establish EV charging stations and accelerate e-mobility adoption across the state. 

“Our partnership with the Kanpur Municipal Corporation is a significant stride in our journey, where we have consistently forged multiple partnerships with both government and private organizations to propel sustainable mobility initiatives nationwide. Kanpur holds special significance as the penetration of electric vehicles is on the rise, and strategically placing charging stations at key locations aligns seamlessly with our broader goals. By making electric mobility easily accessible to the residents of Kanpur, we aim to contribute to the State's vision of a sustainable and electric future, fostering a cleaner and greener environment for all," stated Mr. Virendra Goyal, Head - Business Development (EV Charging), Tata Power.

Shri. Shivasharanappa G N (IAS), Municipal Commissioner, Kanpur Municipal Corporation said, “We are pleased to join hands with Tata Power, a pioneer in the field of EV infrastructure. Their commitment to advancing green energy aligns perfectly with Kanpur's vision of becoming a green and resilient city. Tata Power's hi-tech and reliable charging solutions will undoubtedly play a crucial role in accelerating our transition towards a sustainable future. As we aim to promote a green and clean environment, we encourage and urge maximum people to adopt e-mobility, and this collaboration is a significant step in that direction.” 

The State government aims to set up EV charging stations across various municipal cities, including Agra, Lucknow, Kanpur, and Prayagraj, with an additional 100 at heritage sites and around 200 at popular tourist destinations like Mathura-Vrindavan and Varanasi-Ayodhya. Furthermore, the plan includes establishing 400 charging stations in National and State parks across Uttar Pradesh.

Tata Power's commitment to fostering e-mobility in Kanpur mirrors its nationwide effort to provide reliable and convenient EV charging infrastructure. With the UP government’s goal of establishing public charging stations every three kilometres in cities, every 25 kilometres on highways, and every 100 kilometres on roads used by heavy-duty vehicles, Tata Power is playing a pivotal role in supporting the State's ambitious EV vision.

Tata Power stands at the forefront of the electric vehicle charging domain, having forged impactful collaborations with state governments and municipal corporations nationwide. With a commanding 60% market share, its commitment to sustainable mobility is exemplified through the extensive EZ Charge network spanning 420 cities, 62,000 home chargers, 4,900 public charging points, and 460 strategically positioned bus-charging stations. Present across prominent highways and diverse locations such as hotels, malls, offices, hospitals, residential complexes, etc., Tata Power is playing a pivotal role in accelerating e-mobility adoption across the country.

Tata Power's expansive EV Charging network across the country can be accessed through the Tata Power EZ Charger mobile app, available to download on iOS and Android.

 

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is a leading integrated power company and a part of Tata Group, India’s largest multi-national business conglomerate. The company has a diversified portfolio of 14399 MW, spanning across the entire power value chain - from renewable and conventional energy generation to transmission & distribution, trading, storage solutions and solar cells and module manufacturing. As a pioneer of clean energy transition in India, Tata Power has 5539 MW of clean energy generation, which constitutes 38% of its total capacity. The company has also committed to achieve carbon neutrality before 2045.Tata Power has established India’s most comprehensive clean energy platform, with offerings such as rooftop solar, microgrids, storage solutions, EV charging infrastructure, home automation et al. The company has also attracted global investors to support its growth and vision. Tata Power has successfully partnered with public and private entities in generation, transmission & distribution sectors in India, serving approx.13 million customers across the country. To know more about Tata Power, visit www.tatapower.com

 


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