Bringing India’s First Public Electric Vehicle Charging Network Online with TCS ChargeCore on HOBS™
E-motec.net : Nov 19, 2020
Electric vehicles (EV) are triggering a large-scale transformation of the global automobile industry, with their predicted market share reaching 26% in Europe and 8% in the United States by 2030. In India, the government has issued an ambitious target for 15% of road traffic being EVs within the next five years as part of its ‘National electric mobility mission’. The Indian government is planning to set up one charging station every 25km and is opening up the Indian EV market to the entry of new domestic and international players. Against this backdrop, it is clear that EVs will change the way that utility businesses operate.
Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, is planning to install over 110,000 EV charging stations across the country and it chose Tata Consultancy Services’ (TCS) ChargeCore on HOBS platform to partner in its success. The project has already begun, with the first 300 charging stations brought online in just 12 weeks and a further 300 currently in process: this represents the first steps towards India’s first public EV charging infrastructure.
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