NHAI signs MoU with EESL for EV charging infra
The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), a venture under the power ministry, has tied up with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to instal electric vehicle (EV) charging stations.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aims to reduce fossil fuel dependence, reduce emissions, and achieve sustainable development across toll plazas, highway lighting and various other NHAI establishments.
EESL will be provisioning electric vehicles to NHAI and set up EV charging infrastructure works at toll plazas and buildings.
EESL said that with energy demand in the country on the rise, India is powering ahead to a sustainability-driven future by adopting energy efficiency initiatives.
The company also claimed that setting up various charging stations at highways will bolster public interest in commuting from one city to another, enabling a smooth and sustainable transition to a future-oriented mobility solution.
With the rapid influx of EVs, local emission of pollutants is expected to drop, leading to cleaner air, facilitating several health benefits to the public.