OKAYA Bags World Bank-funded Contract for Setting up EV Charging Stations Across India

OKAYA has bagged a major World Bank-funded contract from EESL for commissioning of 1020 multi-standard EV charging stations across India.

OKAYA, a flagship company of Okaya Power Group has announced that it has bagged a major World Bank-funded contract from Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a JV of PSUs of Ministry of Power, Government of India. EESL has given this contract to OKAYA for supply, installation and commissioning of 1020 multi-standard EV charging stations with CCS, CHAdeMO and Bharat specification protocol across India.

Committed to meet the fast-emerging demand for both charging infrastructure as well as EV charging solutions, OKAYA will be deploying these state-of-the-art EV charging stations across the country. OKAYA EV chargers are compatible with all internationally accepted standards and the company’s research and development division works round-the-clock to develop a best-in-class product line. OKAYA has already catapulted its capabilities to facilitate well laid out electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the country.

Anshul Gupta, Director, Okaya Power said, “We are delighted to have been awarded the World Bank-funded contract for Supply, installation and commissioning of 1020 Multi-Standard EV charging Stations with CCSa, CHAdeMO and Bharat specification protocol across India. We have achieved a stupendous feat by securing this significant contract from the prestigious Energy Efficiency Services Limited which is a joint venture of four national public sector undertakings. Continuing with its ceaseless commitment towards accelerating the transition to electrical vehicles, OKAYA has been at the forefront of augmenting a sustainable EV charging infrastructure across the country and our association with EESL is a major step forward in this direction.”

Okaya Power Group is one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of EV Charging stations, Lithium-ion batteries and Lead Acid Batteries in India. In the last six months, the firm has already deployed more than 500 EV charging stations and 250 MWh BESS solutions across the country, which makes it one of the largest charging solution providers in the country.

The firm’s li-ion batteries and EV Chargers with Intelligent BMS have all the safety features to protect the battery and the vehicle.

In August, the firm had announced that it had formed a strategic partnership with BluSmart Electric Mobility, one of India’s largest fleet operators of electric four-wheeler vehicles with the aim to provide a well-laid out electric vehicle (EV) charging stations infrastructure for their fleet operations.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.