Tata Power pioneers e-mobility solutions in the Holy city of Ayodhya

National, 25rd March, 2024: Tata Power, one of the leading players in the electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, and Ayodhya Development Authority (ADA) have made Ayodhya EV ready by establishing EV Charging points in and around the city. This strategic partnership aims to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles and promote sustainable transportation solutions.

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These EV Charging points were unveiled in the presence of Mr. Gaurav Dayal, Commissioner of Ayodhya, and Mr. Ashwini Pandey, Vice Chairman of the Ayodhya Development Authority (ADA) at the Collectorate Office MLCP Parking in Ayodhya today. From Tata Power, Mr. Deepesh Nanda, CEO & MD – Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited, Mr. Virendra Goyal, Head Business Development (EV), and Mr. Ramkrishna Singh- Head- Business Operations (EV) were also present.

Highlights of the ceremony included the flag-off of four electric vehicles destined for major neighbouring cities. The initiative strategically links Ayodhya with nearby major cities through the establishment of electric vehicle charging points. These points, situated along crucial routes such as Ayodhya to Lucknow via NH27, Ayodhya to Raebarelli via NH330, Ayodhya to Prayagraj via NH330, and Ayodhya to Gorakhpur via NH27, are poised to revolutionize travel experiences for visitors and locals alike. This will also encourage pilgrims and tourists visiting the holy city to adopt e-mobility and sustainable transport during their travels.

Tata Power leads the way in the electric vehicle-charging domain, across the state of Uttar Pradesh. Its significant market share across the state stands out with its far-reaching EZ Charge network that includes 4137 home chargers, 230 public charging points, and 39 captive chargers.

Mr. Deepesh Nanda, CEO and Managing Director, Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited, while expressing profound pride, stated, “Today’s milestone in completing the electric vehicle charging points project with Ayodhya Development Authority signifies our commitment to a greener future. These stations epitomize innovation and environmental stewardship and sets the pace for our nation’s journey towards Net Zero emissions. Together, we’re shaping a sustainable tomorrow that benefits us all.”

The completion of this project reflects the company’s continuous dedication to environmental sustainability. Ayodhya’s proactive adoption of clean energy solutions positions it as a pioneer and also highlights its pivotal role in propelling the nation towards achieving its Net Zero emissions target.

Mr. Gaurav Dayal, Commissioner of Ayodhya, remarked, “The collaboration with Tata Power epitomizes our shared vision for a cleaner, greener Ayodhya. These charging points not only enhance our city’s infrastructure but also herald a new era of eco-consciousness and progress.”

The Company’s dedication to enhancing nationwide EV charging accessibility is evident through its comprehensive network that spans over 490 cities and towns, offering a variety of charging solutions tailored to meet the needs of home users, public and semi-public, and bus fleets. With more than 80,000 home chargers, 5,300+ public, semi-public, and fleet charging points, and 850+ bus charging stations, Tata Power is at the forefront of driving the transition towards environment-friendly transportation.

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