Electric Vehicles charging hiccup: Private stations can not sell electricity


Electric Vehicles charging hiccup: Private stations can not sell electricity

While the Centre is increasingly pushing for e-mobility, there’s no clarity on retail sale of power to electric vehicles.

Bescom officials said the Electricity Act 2003 allows only Discoms (distribution companies) to sell electricity. This means only Bescom can set up public charging stations in the city.

“Charging of electric vehicles at a public station is considered resale of electricity. The Electricity Act allows only distribution companies to sell electricity,” said a senior Bescom official. Read More

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