Electric Vehicle Charging Network Statiq (Static) Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL), has won a tender from Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL). In which this government oil company will buy 18 new static chargers to be installed at major places across the country. The tender gives Static an opportunity to support the country’s largest oil company’s plan to strengthen the country’s domestic EV mobility network infrastructure.
IOCL has set a target of achieving net zero emissions by the year 2046 and has set aside Rs 2 trillion for it. IOCL is following a strong green agenda to drive the country’s green energy transition by working on multiple emission reduction channels such as biofuels, green hydrogen, renewables etc. This tender is integral to the company’s carbon neutrality plans and will offer to leverage their strong established fuel station network.
This system registers the presence of more than 31 million people every day and thus meets more than half of India’s fuel needs. IOCL plans to install 18 new static chargers, a mixed mix of 30kW and 60kW fast chargers at key locations within its network for all types of 4-wheeler vehicles, which will reach out to a large EV population and Will help them to travel stress free.
Aman Rahman, Head of Government Relations & Corporate Affairs at Static, says, “IOCL is a market leader as well as a thought leader when it comes to carbon neutrality in this country. Their work lives up to their words and thus It is an honor to have won the tender with a future-ready company. The 18 static EV chargers they will purchase through the tender will have unimaginable reach and we look forward to joining the many 4-wheeler owners who will undoubtedly benefit from them. A win of this kind is extremely strategic for Static, as it helps us to grow the EV ecosystem deeper. We look forward to many more such steps that will gradually lead to our broader ambition of helping everyone in the eco system Will add.”
Shrikant Madhav Vaidya, Chairman and Managing Director, IOCL, says, “At IOCL, we have started our carbon neutrality journey in the right way and as part of our plan, we were looking for a capable electric mobility partner. Static Having won this tender, we are delighted to have found a partner who will provide us with quality Made-in-India EV chargers.This will help us spread the message of transition to clean energy to the masses in an easy way. Which is also affordable and reliable.