Magenta Power sets up India’s first solar-based charging station, aims to expand by end 2018


Magenta Power sets up India’s first solar-based charging station, aims to expand by end 2018

A major aspect of why a buyer is deterred from opting an electric vehicle in India is the lack of charging infrastructure, which gives way to the anxiety of running out of juice. Now though, the situation is on the trend of getting better and Magenta Power is doing its bit to add to it.

The company, a service provider of renewable energy solutions in association with Exicom, has installed India’s first Solar Charging Station (DC Fast Charge) in Navi Mumbai. Since it is powered by solar energy, the cost comes to nill. And to forward this benefit to the end consumer, Magenta is offering free of cost fast charging to electric vehicle owners.

Called Magenta Charging Station-3, the new charging station will cater to four-wheelers. The newly installed chargers will enable electric car users to charge their cars at any time safely and conveniently.

The grid-connected charging station will be powered by solar energy. The station will primarily use solar energy to charge electric vehicles (EV) and use the grid secondarily. Read More

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