This is the first of the series of charging stations that the company is planning to deploy at regular intervals over the entire 250 kms stretch between Delhi and Chandigarh.
New Delhi: State-owned engineering firm Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) installed its maiden solar EV charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway on Monday.
This is the first of the series of charging stations that the company is planning to deploy at regular intervals over the entire 250 kms stretch between Delhi and Chandigarh, as per a BHEL release.
The company further added that the project is covered under the FAME scheme [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric Vehicles in India] of the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI), Government of India. As part of the project, BHEL has also developed a Central Monitoring System (CMS) for EV Chargers with a user friendly Mobile App.
As part of its diversification initiative, BHEL has been expanding its footprints in the emobility business. Notably, the company has already installed DC chargers at Udyog Bhawan in New Delhi. BHEL is also executing another commercial order for installation of DC chargers across various locations in the country.
Additionally, BHEL is also extending its offering in the e-mobility segment and has equipped itself to foray into manufacturing of EV chargers, electric buses and related critical components. As part of the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government of India, in-house development of EV motors, propulsion systems and fast chargers has also been undertaken by the company