Are we all about to get charging stations like we have fuel stations? Well, this question will be answered soon because India’s largest network of EV chargers recently got the contract to supply EV charging points to Indian oil. Keeping an eye on the current phase of the automobile industry where Electric vehicles’ demand and sale is almost touched the hype and created a buzz in the international market, fuel stations are now planning to open charging stations too. So, as per the latest reports, the Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) is all set to install around 18 new electric vehicle chargers at some of the prime locations nationwide. The IOCL will buy these chargers from Statiq.
According to the reports, all of the chargers will be a mixed blend of 30kW and 60kW fast chargers that make it easier to use for any brand of four-wheeler. Both of the companies are now focused to provide a facility to all EV owners so that they can drive without being feared for their cars’ batteries. An online report has stated that the state-owned oil and gas company is aimed to achieve a net zero emission target by 2046 and has set aside ₹2 trillion to that end which makes the plan amazing. IOCL is planning to rev the go-green campaign by working on a number of emission mitigation channels such as biofuels, green hydrogen, renewables, etc.
Indian Oil Is Now Installing EV Charging Points
The Statiq chargers will be purchased through a delicate, which is crucial for the organization’s carbon lack of bias plans and will propose as influence areas of strength for the fuel station organization. This framework sees over 3.1 crore footfalls consistently subsequently satisfying over around 50% of the fuel necessity of India. “With Statiq having won this delicate, we are happy to find a teammate who will furnish us with quality Made-in-India EV chargers,” said Executive and Overseeing Chief, IOCL, Shrikant Madhav Vaidya.
According to online sources, a total of 18 charging stations that Indian Oil going to set up, will work with the charging of 4-wheeler electric vehicles and uphold 30 kW and 60 kW quick charging. In a proclamation the Head of Government Relations and Corporate Issues, Statiq, Aman Rehman said, “We are anticipating a few such advances that will slowly amount to our overall desire of aiding everybody in the environment #StayCharged”.
However, the IOCL is now aiming big to expand the Go Green initiative and now when the EV market is growing day by day, soon there would be a bunch of charging stations as we see petrol pumps often. But it is still a deal to think that how smoothly will they manage to run EV charging stations and that too at this huge level. Stay tuned with us to get more updates on all trending news across the globe on automobiles and cars. Follow carboomers for more details.