Gearing up with the sustainable energy, BHEL installs first Solar EV charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh highway

NewsBharati    04-Mar-2019

New Delhi, Mar 4: State-run engineering and manufacturing giant Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. i.e BHEL today declared that it has installed the first solar electronic vehicle (EV) charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh highway.


This project come under the Department of Heavy Industry’s scheme named “FAME” (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles in India).

About this project, BHEL said, the company is setting up a network of solar based EV chargers on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway.

BHEL said, “the establishment of EV chargers at regular intervals over the entire 250 Km stretch between Delhi and Chandigarh would help range-anxiety among the electric vehicle users and bolster their confidence for inter-city travel”.

First of series was inaugurated by A.R.Singh (Secretary of DHI) in Haryana in the presence of Atul Sobti, Chairman and MD of BHEL.

BHEL stated, its scope of work in the project includes design, engineering, manufacturing, supply and installation of the EV charging stations along with a central monitoring system.

As part of its diverse initiation, BHEL has been expanding its footprints in the e-mobility business. The company has already installed direct current (DC) chargers at Udyog Bhavan in New Delhi. BHEL is also executing commercial installation of DC chargers across various locations in the country.

BHEL stated, it is 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.