Tata Power and GAIL Gas Limited have a contract in place for the installation of DC fast charging stations at two of GAIL Gas' CNG stations in Bengaluru. According to a press release from Tata Power, the agreement is consistent with Tata Power's aim to support and encourage electric mobility throughout the nation and GAIL Gas' commitment to provide convenience to its customers who choose to switch to electric vehicles. Tata Power operates a network of more than 3600 charging stations in more than 450 cities, including gas stations, metro stations, malls, theatres, and highways. The business is
present in every area of the EV eco-system, including ultra-rapid chargers for buses, captive charging, home charging, and workplace charging. According to the announcement, Tata Power intends to instal 25000 free public EV charging stations all around the nation over the course of the next five years. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD of Tata Power, said: "Given that GAIL Gas Limited shares our commitment to sustainable transportation, we are pleased to work together. EV owners in Bengaluru will profit from the expansion of charger options because our collaboration will increase their access to charging stations and reduce range anxiety."
Raman Chadha, CEO of GAIL, said: "We have consistently advocated for the purpose of the futuristic fuel and are dedicated to bringing convenience to those who live in our designated geographic area. Another move in this way is the EV charging station at our CNG station."
Through a smooth charging infrastructure that is on par with the infrastructure for conventional gasoline, the alliance seeks to make sustainable transport options accessible to everyone. The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP), which aims to establish electric car charging infrastructure utilising the most up-to-date technology platform together with convenient access to charge sites, is also in accordance with it, the statement continued.