Along with this, the company has also announced that by December 2022, both the companies will jointly install more than 100 EV chargers in a phased manner. Designed for e-4w charging, these charging stations will be open to the general public as well as users of Marriott’s EV fleet.
The charging stations in Charge Zone are rapid DC charging points with CCS2 charging protocol, which can provide an 80% charge in 45-60 minutes and a full charge in 90-120 minutes, depending on the size of the EV’s battery. These chargers also provide the additional convenience of a Type-2 AC charger when needed.
Charge Zone has created an active B2B and B2C network for EV charging stations for both Fleet and Retail customers. The company has installed more than 1450 charging points in more than 650 EV charging stations, which service around 5000 EVs on a daily basis.
In addition, the company has recently installed a network of twenty (20) unmanned, app-powered, superfast EV charging points on the Gujarat-Maharashtra National Highway and has completed electrification of over 1,000 km of National Highways in India.
Bhaskar Gurunath, Area Director of Engineering, Marriott South Asia, said that “Marriott continues to be a leader in providing guest experiences that exceed expectations and set the standard for global sustainability goals within the hospitality sector.”
He further added that “By partnering with Charge Zone, Marriott International is moving towards its goal of creating an electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in its hotels around the world that its patrons and the general public alike can access.” Is.”
Kartikey Hariyani, Founder and CEO of Charge Zone, said that “we constantly strive to partner with organizations that are actively involved in the transition to cleaner forms of mobility, reducing carbon footprint and creating a positive impact on the environment.” actively working for it.”
He further added that “it can only help if we create a holistic ecosystem of both electric vehicles as well as charging infrastructure. Our partnership with Marriott International is convenient and accessible in large metro locations as well as tier-1 cities.” This reflects our commitment to building a network of charging and gives a strong indication of the rapid adoption of EVs across the country.”