In the next two months, 100 charging stations for electric vehicles will be set up in the capital. These charging stations will be in partnership with private firms. For this land will be given by the Delhi government. The equipment and manpower in the charging station will be provided by a private firm. They will also have the facility to replace the battery.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated 11 charging stations on Tuesday. “Earlier the battery replacement points and charging stations were separate but now they have been brought together. These 11 stations have 73 charging points. 100 charging stations will be started in the next two months,” he said. Most of these are at metro stations, so that people can leave their electric vehicles at the charging stations and go to the metro and return them with charging. vehicle will get. In a tweet, Kejriwal said, “The lowest cost model for EV charging in Delhi has been given.”
He said that it will cost 7 paise per kilometer for two-wheeler charging, 8 paise per kilometer for three-wheeler and 33 paise per kilometer for car. It is much cheaper than other fuel options. Electric vehicle policy was introduced in Delhi about two years back. It aims to increase the share of EVs in the total vehicle sales in the capital to around 25 per cent by 2024.
Electric car sales in the country in the last few months sales Increasing. In August, Tata Motors topped the segment in terms of sales. The total sales of this segment stood at 3,237 units in August. This is an increase of over 224 per cent over the same period last year. BYD, which is competing with American electric car maker Tesla, has also launched an electric SUV in India. Tata Motors’ EV sales stood at 2,747 units in August, according to data from the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA). The company’s EV range comprises three models and it is preparing to launch a new electric model next year. Tata Motors had 575 units of EV sales in the same period last year. The company has grown over 377 percent in sales on a year-on-year basis.