Web Exclusive | January 2018
NTPC signs MoU for setting up EV charging infra
NTPC has signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jabalpur Smart City Limited and Jabalpur City Transport Services Limited for setting up charging infrastructure for all segments of electric vehicles across the city. Ved Prakash, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Jabalpur & Managing Director, Jabalpur City Transport Services Limited said "Reducing the dependence on fossil fuels and greenhouse gases emissions is need of the hour and switching over to electric mobility will definitely help to achieve the cause. Jabalpur intends to become the model city by adopting the electric mobility for segments of electric vehicles and lead other cities to replicate Jabalpur model. Going ahead the charging of EVs shall be done by Renewable Energy sources making the initiative complete green." The MoU plans to cover all major activities in value chain from planning and designing the complete ecosystem to making investment and operating the charging infrastructure using cloud based system.