Tata Power EV Charging Solutions Limited (TPEVCSL) has inked a Memorandum of Association with the Kanpur Municipal Corporation. This collaboration aims to deploy 12 EV charging stations strategically across six key locations in Kanpur, marking a significant stride toward transforming the EV landscape in the city.
The selected locations, including Zonal Offices in Krishna Nagar, Sen Para Police Chauki, Moti Jheel Parking, Gol Chouraha near Medical College, and Children's Park near OEF at Vijay Nagar Chauraha, will each house two charging guns, totalling 12 charging points across Kanpur.
Tata Power's venture aligns with the Uttar Pradesh government's visionary plan to establish EV charging infrastructure and promote e-mobility adoption across the state. Virendra Goyal, Head of Business Development (EV Charging) at Tata Power, emphasised the strategic placement of charging stations in Kanpur and the company's commitment to contributing to the state's sustainable and electric future.
Municipal Commissioner Shivasharanappa G N expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, acknowledging Tata Power's role as a pioneer in EV infrastructure. He highlighted the significance of Tata Power's advanced and reliable charging solutions in propelling Kanpur towards becoming a green and resilient city.
The collaboration is part of the state government's broader plan to establish EV charging stations in various municipal cities, including Agra, Lucknow, Kanpur, and Prayagraj, with additional stations at heritage sites and popular tourist destinations. Tata Power's commitment to e-mobility in Kanpur resonates with its nationwide effort, reflecting the company's commanding 60% market share and a comprehensive EZ Charge network spanning 420 cities, 62,000 home chargers, 4,900 public charging points, and 460 strategically positioned bus-charging stations.