Chennai, NFAPost: TVS Motor Company has entered into a strategic partnership with TATA Power to set up electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the country. Tata has a network of over 5,000 home chargers and over 700 public chargers in more than 120 cities in India.
As part of the MoU, the two companies agreed to manage the overall execution of electric vehicle charging infrastructure (EVCI) across the country and install solar power technologies at TVS Motor locations.
The partnership focuses on creating a large and steady electric two-wheeler charging infrastructure to hasten electric mobility in India. This will also give the customers of the TVS iQube Electric access to the widespread charging network by Tata Power through the TVS Motor customer connect app and Tata Power EZ Charge app across India.
TVS’ MoU with Tata Power will also work on expanding the presence of TVS iQube Electric in over 25 cities within the next few months. The electric scooter is currently available in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kochi, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Surat, Vizag, Jaipur and Ahmedabad.
Commenting on the new partnership, TVS Motor Company Joint Managing Director Sudarshan Venu said this collaboration with Tata Power marks yet another significant milestone towards enabling a greener future for the country.
“Our partnership will substantially enhance customer convenience through world-class fast-charging solutions,” Sudarshan Venu.
With the growing issue about global climate change developments, expanding technologies in solar energy will play a vital role in the shift towards clean energy adoption by consumers. With this intent, the two companies will also explore opportunities to use solar energy to power select TVS Motor locations in their journey towards sustainability.
Speaking on the collaboration, Tata Power CEO and MD Dr Praveer Sinha said the company is happy to join hands with TVS Motor to become their EV charging partner.
“Through this collaboration, we will further leverage our expertise to enhance synergy between sustainable mobility and renewable energy integration resulting in the creation of a robust EV charging eco-system across India,” said Dr Praveer Sinha.
The company’s MoU with Tata Power is in line with its commitment to expanding the presence of TVS iQube Electric in over 25 cities within the next few months. The electric scooter is presently available in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kochi, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Surat, Vizag, Jaipur, and Ahmedabad.
Tata Power has an expansive network of over 5,000 home chargers and over 700 public chargers in more than 120 cities in India. The company is present across all segments of the EV eco-system– public charging, captive charging, home and workplace charging stations, and has deployed all types of chargers, including DC chargers and AC Chargers.
It also comes with a successful background of executing multiple large solar solutions, including the world’s largest rooftop (16MW) at a single location at Radhasoami Satsang Beas (RSSB), Amritsar; India’s largest grid-synchronized, 6.2MWp solar carport at the Tata Motors car plant in Chikhali, Pune.
World’s largest solar-powered cricket stadium-Cricket Club of India (CCI) with 820.8 kW capacity; unique installation of a solar vertical farm (120kW) at Dell Technologies. In addition, Tata Power is carrying out an extensive pan-India residential rooftop program in more than 100 cities to make people aware of the benefits of savings through solar energy.