Magenta Power joins hands with HPCL for e-vehicle charging

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on December 24, 2018

Magenta Power, a rooftop solar developer that earlier this year ventured into electric vehicles charging space, has announced installing an EV charging station under its brand “ChargeGrid” at the HPCL staff colony in Chembur, Mumbai.

The charger installed by Magenta Power shall have the ability to charge up to three vehicles at a time, the company said.

The operations of the EV charging station would be carried out by Magenta Power via its ‘ChargeGrid App’, which provides an integrated platform for viewing network of charging stations. The app also allows cashless transactions and remote monitoring for the EV users.

Charge Grid shall be open to all HPCL colony residents, who can charge their electric cars anytime safely and conveniently using the ChargeGrid chargers. The chargers shall also be used in the colony for charging the Mahindra e-supro passenger vehicles which the colony recently acquired a shuttle service for the residents.

“We are elated to be associated with HPCL for promoting the e-mobility initiative, “ Maxson Lewis, Director – Magenta Power, said. He added this association will help the company scale its EV infrastructure on pan-India basis.

Going forward, Magenta is partnering with HPCL to establish charging infrastructure for e-vehicles at various locations.

For HPCL colony, the EV charging is an addition to other “green” initiatives undertaken by it earlier, including rooftop solar power generation and solar-powered water heaters, rain water harvesting, energy efficient lighting and organic waste converter.

Published on December 24, 2018

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