Ather Energy Inks MoU With Karnataka Government To Set Up 1,000 Fast Charging Stations For Electric Two-Wheeler In State

by India Infrahub - Feb 4, 2022 01:52 PM +05:30 IST
Ather Energy Inks MoU With Karnataka Government To Set Up 1,000 Fast Charging Stations For Electric Two-Wheeler In State
Ather Energy CEO With Karnataka CM
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  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the State Government and Ather Energy to set up 1,000 fast charging stations for electric two-wheelers across Karnataka.

A Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) was signed between electric two-wheeler maker Ather Energy and Electric Supply Companies (ESCOMs) of Karnataka in the presence of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday for setting up 1,000 fast charging stations across the state.

The ESCOMs would be the nodal agency to provide all technical support and government agencies would coordinate with them to share their available spaces for the charging stations, a release by CMO said.

Ather Energy will provide free charging services for the electric two-wheeler vehicles, it said.

The MoU was signed by Managing Director, CEO and co-founder of Ather Energy Tarun Mehta and BESCOM (Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited) Managing Director Rajendra Cholan.

“Walked in with an intent to intro us, walked out with a joint MoU committing 1,000 Ather fast chargers across the state. Amazing speed and support from Government to enable this,” Mehta tweeted.

Bommai said, “Karnataka is committed to doing whatever it takes to enable ease of doing business especially in the sector of clean and sustainable energy...”

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