BPCL recently launched 19 EV Fast-Charging stations at 110 fuel stations along 15 highways in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu to promote the growth of EV in India.
Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd (BPCL) recently launched 19 EV Fast-Charging stations at 110 fuel stations along 15 highways in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The company has launched three corridors with 19 fuel stations in Kerala, six corridors with 33 fuel stations in Karnataka, and 10 corridors with 58 fuel stations in Tamil Nadu.
The 19 Highway Corridors are:
“It takes just 30 minutes to charge an EV, giving the driving range of up to 125 kilometers at our Fuel Stations, therefore we have maintained the distance within 100 kilometers between the two charging stations,” said Pushp Kumar Nayar, Head Retail South.
These corridors will connect important religious and tourists destinations with cities, like Tirupathi in Andhra Pradesh & Bandipur National Park in Karnataka; Ranaganthaswamy Temple, Jambukeswar Temple, famous religious places covered in Kerala are Guruvayoor temple and Kadampuzha temple , Vallarpadam National shrine of Basilica , St.Antony’s Church , Koratty and Markaz Knowledge City & Early Sunrise watch at Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu and Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai, and many more.
These Fast EV Charging Corridors were inaugurated by P.S. Ravi, Executive Director Incharge (Retail) in presence of Pushp Kumar Nayar, Head Retail South, Kannabiran D., State Head (Retail) Kerala, Subhankar Sen, Chief General Manager (Retail Initiative & Brand) at Ernakulam, Kerala.
“The fast chargers are easy to use. They can be self-operated without any manual assistance though support staff will be available if needed. BPCL has digitized the entire EV charger locator, charger operations and transaction process through the HelloBPCL app for an online hassle free and transparent user experience,” P.S. Ravi, Executive Director Incharge (Retail), BPCL said.