iCreate facilitates CHARGE+ZONE, Gujarat Govt tie-up for setting up EV charging stations

| Updated on: Dec 20, 2021
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With a $300 million investment, the MoU to electrify 10,000 km of National and State Highways with charging stations in the next 3 to 5 years.

iCreate, a startup incubator, has facilitated a partnership with CHARGE+ZONE, an EV charging company, and the Government of Gujarat for $300 million investment to set a network of un-manned, up app-driven 10,000 EV charging stations in Gujarat and scale more than 50,000 charging stations across the country.

The MoU aims to electrify 10,000 km of National and State Highways in the next 3 to 5 years with super-fast charging stations. It will also lay the foundation for creating a robust charging infrastructure model.

According to the iCreate press release, CHARGE+ZONE, with the support of iCreate also provides comprehensive EV charging solutions by offering Energy-as-a-Service with battery swap stations, app-driven convenience and cloud-based technology. The press release added that CHARGE+ZONE also aims to bring AC type 2 Max chargers and AC type 2 Mini chargers for corporate campuses, gated communities, business/IT parks, etc.

The press release also stated that the CHARGE+ZONE had created an active B2B and B2C network for EV charging for fleet and retail customers by setting up 1250+ charging points across 400+ EV charging stations serving around 3,000 EVs, cars and buses, daily. It now looks forward to setting up new hubs for 3000+ electric buses for intercity public transportation in 10+ states in India.

“It is an honour for us to partner with the Government to electrify the roadways with EV charging points in the country. With this, we have taken a step closer towards achieving our mission of setting up one million charging points in the country and consequently, accelerating the adoption of EVs in the country”, said Kartikey Hariyani, Founder & CEO, CHARGE+ZONE.

Published on December 20, 2021

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