BHEL installs first EV charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh highway
17 Nov 2020
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.