National Capital saw the inauguration of a smart public charging station for electric vehicles in South Extension Part II .
The smart EV charging station – Blue Smart Charger – can charge two Electric Vehicles simultaneously and has been set-up in partnership between BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) Gensol Charge Pvt Ltd and Techperspect.
The charging station is equipped with an analytica; platform to help locate the nearest EV charging station and make advance online booking and pay online through multiple options including credit or debit cards, e-wallets, UPI and BHIM.
The total cost of charging, including the cost of electricity and the overheads — parking charges, recovery of equipment cost etc — is expected to be between Rs 160 to Rs 200 for a full charge.
This translates into a Rs 1.60 to Rs 1.80 cost per km, which is extremely competitive compared to petrol, diesel and even CNG vehicles. Thus, a user can save substantially per km on an electric vehicle.
BSES has entered into partnerships with many technological firms to set-up over 150 smart EV charging stations across its licensed area.
Of these, around 50 smart stations will be set-up in the current financial year.
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