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Hyderabad Metro to set up EV charging stations
Hyderabad Metro Station becomes India's first metro to provide EV charging stations.
As part of its commitment to provide eco-friendly green services, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited announced the provision of electric vehicle charging stations at Metro stations, along with Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCI). This is a first of its kind initiative to promote electric vehicles which are necessary for energy security and protecting climate change. To start with, Power Grid will develop charging stations at Miyapur and Dr. B R Ambedkar Balanagar Metro Stations.
Power Grid will develop EV charging stations across the entire metro corridors. To cater to the needs of currently available vehicle types, Power Grid shall deploy Bharat Charger DC-001. Subsequently, the company shall install compatible chargers meeting international standards for all type of electric vehicles.
App to come soon.. Power Grid will be soon launching an app which will help the consumer to locate and share the status of availability of the charging station and facilitate online payment towards EV Charging for seamless operation. These EV charging stations shall be monitored and operated remotely by Power Grid.
KVB Reddy, MD & CEO, LTMRHL said,