The state-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) plans to contribute around Rs 2400 crore to acquire 20000 electric vehicles for government use by March 2019, a senior organization official has said. The organization is likewise prone to sign update of understandings (MoUs) with the administrations of Maharashtra and Gujarat this month to supply 1000 and 8000 electric vehicles, individually.
With these 20,000 electric autos, EESL hopes to spare more than 5 crore litres of fuel each year, prompting a diminishment of more than 5,60,000 tons of yearly carbon dioxide emanation.
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The organization had first drifted a delicate for 10,000 EVs a year ago for use in the administration's armada with an end goal to advance clean vitality. The delicate, which would see 500 vehicles secured in stage one and the rest in the second stage, was won by Tata Motors, and Mahindra and Mahindra later coordinated the triumphant offer cost.
Mahindra Electric conveyed the principal set of its e-Verito vehicles to EESL on November 15, 2017, while Tata Motors conveyed the primary bunch of Tigor electric cars to EESL on December 14, 2017.
A month ago, EESL skimmed another delicate for 10,000 electric vehicles and is seeking after more extensive interest from automakers this time around.
EESL has additionally revealed the arrangement for setting up charging stations the nation over. EESL is a joint wander of four other open segment units including NTPC, Power Finance Corporation, Rural Electrification Corporation and Power Grid Corporation.