Bengaluru, July 1: Karnataka is the first state for having highest number of EV charging stations in the country and Bengaluru will be the EV capital of the Country, said Energy Minister V. Sunil Kumar.
Presiding EV rally and BESCOM EV expo here on Friday, Mr. Sunil Kumar said that government will establish 1008 charging stations in two months across the state and tender has been invited to establish EV charging stations, he said.
As a state nodal agency, the BESCOM will be providing necessary infrastructures to establish new charging stations in the state through single window dash board, he added.
Both Centre and State government are committed to give push for green energy. Government will help the investors to invest in green energy sector, Mr. Sunil Kumar said.
BESCOM has already established 133 charging stations in its jurisdiction, now 189 new charging stations added to serve the EV users. Getting power connections to new EV charging stations through single window dash board is easy, minister said.
Union Minister of the State, the new and Renewable Energy, Bhagwant Khuba stressed upon the state government to provide necessary infrastructures to companies those who interested in invest green energy.
BESCOM signs MOU with 6 companies
To set up charging stations across the Bengaluru, the BESCOM has signed the MOU with 6 companies. Six companies have received MOU copy from the Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai today. Bike Café, Mailbork, Bolt, BenSCL, My EV STORE LLP and Chamundi Hotel Private Limited has entered an MoU with BESCOM to set up charging stations on revenue sharing model.
More than 100 companies have participated in three days EV expo. Few EV companies have showcased their latest technologies in the areas like battery.
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