Indian oil giant installs over 1,000 EV charging stations

IndianOil, India’s largest government-owned oil corporation, says it has installed more than 1,000 charging stations across the country.

IndianOil installed its first public charger in 2017, in Nagpur. Now the company says it operates charging points in over 500 towns and cities, including multiple highway sites. IndianOil says it is setting up EV charging infrastructure in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat and Pune.

The Indian government’s National Mission for Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage calls for a massive buildout of public charging.

“With the successful deployment of over 1,000 EV charging points, we have achieved the first of our many milestones towards enabling an EV revolution in the country,” said IndianOil Director of Marketing V. Satish Kumar. “IndianOil is gearing up to provide EV charging facilities at 10,000 fuel stations in the next three years. This will give confidence to customers for an uninterrupted drive as well as to automobile manufacturers to enhance production of electric vehicles.”

Source: News 18