BHEL installs first solar EV charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh highway


BHEL installs first solar EV charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh highway

State-owned engineering and manufacturing giant Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) today announced it has installed the first solar electric vehicle (EV) charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh highway.

The first in a series of charging station on the entire 250 kilometer stretch was inaugurated by A R Sihag, secretary, Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) in the presence of BHEL Chairman Atul Sobti in Sonepat, Haryana. The project is covered under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric Vehicles in India (FAME) scheme of DHI.

“The establishment of EV chargers at regular intervals over the entire stretch between Delhi and Chandigarh would allay range-anxiety among the EV users and bolster their confidence for inter-city travel.

As part of the project, BHEL has also developed a Central Monitoring System (CMS) for EV Chargers with a user-friendly mobile application,” the company said. Read More

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