The state government's broader plan includes the establishment of EV charging stations in various municipal cities, along with 100 stations at heritage sites and approximately 200 at popular tourist destinations
Tata Power EV Charging Solutions, a subsidiary of Tata Power, has joined forces with Kanpur Municipal Corporation to deploy 12 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across six strategic locations in Kanpur.
The Memorandum of Association signed between Tata Power EV Charging Solutions Ltd. (TPEVCSL) and the Kanpur Municipal Corporation marks the commencement of an innovative initiative aimed at transforming the EV infrastructure landscape in Kanpur.
The strategically placed charging stations will be located at key points across the city, including the zonal offices in Zone-2 and Zone-5 of Krishna Nagar, Sen Para Police Chauki between Apna Ghar Ashram and Road, Moti Jheel Parking/Kargil Park, the vicinity of Medical College at Gol Chouraha, and the Children's Park near OEF at Vijay Nagar Chauraha.
Each location will be equipped with two charging guns, providing a total of 12 charging points accessible to EV users. The Tata Power EZ Charge mobile app will assist users in locating these charging points.
Virendra Goyal, Head of Business Development (EV Charging) at Tata Power, highlighted the significance of the partnership with Kanpur Municipal Corporation, expressing the company's commitment to sustainable mobility initiatives through collaborations with both government and private organisations nationwide.
Shivasharanappa G. N., Municipal Commissioner of Kanpur Municipal Corporation, emphasised the role of Tata Power's advanced and reliable charging solutions in accelerating the city's transition towards a sustainable future.
The state government's broader plan includes the establishment of EV charging stations in various municipal cities like Agra, Lucknow, Kanpur, and Prayagraj, along with 100 stations at heritage sites and approximately 200 at popular tourist destinations such as Mathura-Vrindavan and Varanasi-Ayodhya. Additionally, the initiative involves setting up 400 charging stations in national and state parks across Uttar Pradesh.