Mumbai : Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) is setting up a network of Solar-based Electric Vehicle Chargers (SEVC) on the Delhi-Chandigarh Highway. The first in the series of Charging Stations was inaugurated at Ethnic India Resort, in Sonepat, in the state of Haryana.
The project is covered under the FAME scheme (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric Vehicles in India) of the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI), Government of India. As part of the project, the company has also developed a Central Monitoring System (CMS) for EV Chargers with a user friendly Mobile App.
The company’s scope of work in the project includes design, engineering, manufacturing, supply and installation of the EV charging stations along with a Central Monitoring System. Each SEVC station will be equipped with a rooftop solar power plant to supply green energy and EV chargers.
BHEL is India’s largest engineering and manufacturing company of its kind. It is a power plant equipment manufacturer and operates as an engineering and manufacturing company.