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Agreement signed between EESL and NOIDA authority for the installation of EV charging units

Agreement signed between EESL and NOIDA authority for the installation of EV charging units

The New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) has signed a pact with the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) under the Power Ministry, Government of India for the installation of public Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations and the promotion of Electric Vehicles.

Key Points:

  • Under the agreement, the companies will also enable the development of an infrastructural ecosystem for the accelerated use of e-mobility as the lockdown will be uplifted slowly.
  • The increased use of electric vehicles will help in reducing the emission levels of pollutants and lead to cleaner air and will be beneficial for the health of the public.
  • An investment will be made by EESL for the operation and upkeep of the charging stations meant for public use by qualified individuals.
  • It will be the responsibility of NOIDA authority to make provisions for the space of charging infrastructure and is estimated to reduce the CO2 emissions of more than 3.7 tonnes each e-car annually.
  • EESL will also deploy the public charging stations in the city of NOIDA.
  • Under the second phase of FAME India Scheme, the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI), 162 Public EV Charging Stations (PCS) have been sanctioned to the Noida authority which comprises 108 122kW (50kW CCS2+ 50kW CHAdeMO+ 22kW Type2) Fast Chargers and 54 Bharat DC001 (15kW) chargers.

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