Government-owned fuel retailer Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) after setting up one of the first electric charging stations in the country in the city of Nagpur has indentified and two more places where it plans to set-up electric charging stations.
The fuel-retailer on Sunday launched its first round the clock pilot electric charging station at Lakadganj in Nagpur for providing charging facilities for all kind electric vehicles including e-rickshaws, e-bikes and e-cars.
According to a senior executive at HPCL the charging station has been completely developed in-house at the cost of Rs 17 lakh. He added that currently two e-vehicles can be charged at the same time and the company plans to increase the number to 12 in sometime.
Currently, the fuel retailer is charging approximately Rs 2.83 per minute for charging. Read More…