Kolte-Patil Developers (KPDL), a Pune-based real estate developer with operations in Mumbai and Bengaluru, has teamed up with Tata Power to deploy charging stations across its properties in Pune, Mumbai and Bengaluru, providing comprehensive charging solutions for electric vehicles. (EV) owners.
As part of the broader adoption of green mobility, electric vehicles and charging infrastructure play an important role in mitigating climate change issues in the urban mobility sector. The companies said that Tata Power will provide electric vehicle charging facilities to customers residing at Kolte-Patil Developers, facilitating their electric mobility journey and providing a standard and comprehensive charging experience for electric vehicles, with the overall goal of encouraging electric vehicle adoption.
Tata Power, in the field of electric vehicle charging solutions, offers a wide range of charging alternatives to its customers, including owning, installing, repairing and upgrading chargers as needed. Electric vehicle owners at KPDL facilities will be able to use Tata Power's EZ Charge app to charge, monitor and make 24/7 electronic payments as a result of this collaboration.
Commenting on the partnership, Rahul Talele, Group CEO at Kolte-Patil Developers, said: “We are excited to join Tata Power in this partnership. ESG and customer focus have been key focus areas for us. Kolte-Patil Developers has been creating eco-friendly spaces that are perfect for the present and the future through our designs and implementation for several years. This alliance allows us to improve the quality of life for our residents in a smart and sustainable manner. "
Gurinder Singh Sandhu, Head of New Business Services at Tata Power, commented on the collaboration: “Tata Power is leading the transformation of electric mobility in India by providing charging stations along highways, residential and commercial complexes. Our technical prowess in electric vehicle charging is Together with Kolte Patil Developers' extensive customer base in major cities, it will certainly pave the way for the rapid adoption of electric vehicles."
According to the latest report by industry intelligence Research and Markets, the electric vehicle market is expected to grow at a robust compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 43.13% by 2030. The growing demand for electric vehicles in the country requires a local network charging infrastructure. However, the adoption of electric vehicles in India is currently hampered by the lack of adequate charging infrastructure at present.
With more than 1,500 chargers for public and semi-public electric vehicles, more than 550 other chargers in various stages of installation, as well as a network of more than 13,000 domestic chargers (for private use) and more than 200 bus charging points spread across the country, she said. Tata Power has become a market leader in the electric vehicle sector in India and such cooperation is expected to play a major role in driving the widespread adoption of electric vehicles in the country.