India’s largest power generator NTPC to develop charging infrastructure for all segments of E-Vehicles
Marking its entry into Electric Vehicle arena as new business venture, NTPC has signed up Jabalpur City Transport Service for setting up the charging infrastructure for all segments of EVs across the city.
State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has invited a bid for 2,000 electric vehicle chargers for the second phase of its EV programme, which will see the rollout of 9,500 electric vehicles across different states.
How about charging your electric vehicle from an electricity pole if you’re stranded on the way? And how about browsing the internet free of cost by connecting your device to Wi-Fi hotspots on such poles? These are two of the many more services that 250 smart poles to be installed at many places in Hubballi-Dharwad will offer.
Toyota Motor Corpon Monday said it will market more than 10 all-electric vehicle (EV) models globally in the early 2020s, and that investment to develop their batteries is likely to exceed $13 billion (1.5 trillion yen) through 2030.