Panasonic Life Solutions India to Provide Charging Infra to PMI for 1000 e-Buses

Panasonic Life Solutions India will provide high-tech EV charging infrastructure to PMI for operating more than 1000 electric buses.

Panasonic Life Solutions India has formed a partnership with PMI Electro Mobility to provide high-tech EV charging infrastructure. In the first phase of rollout the firm will provide PMI with EV charging infrastructure across 17 cities for operating more than 1000 electric buses.

Panasonic Life EV Charging

Commenting on the new partnership, Satish Jain, PMI Electro Mobility, said “PMI has to supply 1000 Electric buses to across 18 cities in India, on Gross Cost Contract Basis. The buses shall operate 200~220 kms on a daily basis. For which, a reliable charging infra partner is needed. Panasonic being one of the most reputable brands provides additional comfort. The chargers provided by Panasonic are one of the most advanced, and fast chargers by which we will be able to charge our buses within 40 mins. PMI is proud to be a strong partner in the current e-mobility movement in India and takes pride in being a major stakeholder in the public transportation sector.”

Panasonic Life Solution India’s electric mobility ecosystem portfolio includes AC chargers and DC chargers. With these services, the aim is to cater to the EV fleet owners, e-commerce, and logistics companies at large, thereby supporting them to manage their fleet efficiently.

Dinesh Aggarwal, Joint Managing Director, Panasonic Life Solutions India said that “the opportunity for electric mobility in the country is huge and it is paving the pathway for electrification across other modes of transport. We are excited about extending our e-mobility services across the states of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, West Bengal, and Odisha in the first phase. With this, we aim to create an infrastructure that will cater to the unsatiated needs of multiple stakeholders and inspire the public to use sustainable technologies such as EV instead of private vehicles in the country.”

In November 2020, Panasonic, Equinor and industrial group Hydro had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a strategic partnership to explore possibilities for establishing a sustainable and cost-competitive European battery business.

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Ayush Verma

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.

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