Electric Vehicles To Hit The Road In State Soon

Electric Vehicles To Hit The Road In State Soon

Andhra Pradesh is planning to use electrical vehicles in a big way, and 1,500 of them will be run on the roads in Amaravati, Tirupati and Visakhapatnam, Energy Department Adviser K. Ranganatham said here on Friday.

He said the State government had submitted indent for these vehicles with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (ESSL). These energy efficient vehicles would save fuel and be environmentally sustainable.

He was speaking at the ‘Solar and Renewables Exhibition’, jointly organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of AP (NREDCAP), State Bank of India (SBI), NABARD, AP Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC), Greenko and Koneru Lakshmaiah University (KLU) here on Friday.

“Electric vehicles would be given to government departments and 500 four-wheelers would be given to the three cities each in the first phase. The energy efficient vehicles would enter into the market once Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the electric vehicle programme in December this year,” Mr. Ranganatham said. Read More…

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