Tata AutoComp delivers 64 DC Fast Chargers for Electric Bus Charging

Highlights :

  • Tata AutoComp with Tellus Power has supplied 64 200kW DC fast chargers to Tata Powers for e-buses charging stations in Mumbai and Ahmedabad.
  • Out of which, 50 chargers are in operation, and installation will be completed soon.

Tata AutoComp Systems Limited, a key auto-component player, along with a US-based DC charging infrastructure company, Tellus Power Green, has successfully supplied an order for 64 200kW DC fast chargers to Tata Power for charging stations being set up by them for electric buses (e-buses) supplied by TATA Motors for operation in Mumbai as well as GSRTC in Ahmedabad.

50 of these chargers have already been commissioned and are in operation and for the balance; installation is inTata Power EV Charger progress and shall be completed very soon. Tata AutoComp and Tellus together providing complete installation and commissioning support along with ongoing AMC (Annual Maintenance Contract).

The MD & CEO of Tata AutoComp, Mr. Arvind Goel on this occasion declared that “Tata AutoComp has already collaborated with leading global companies to supply the Battery Packs & Drive Lines to various OEMs and start-ups for their vehicles which have already been introduced or are under development. Various Business Units of Tata AutoComp are providing EV solutions such as Battery Pack and BMS, Motor Controller and Integrated Drivetrain, Battery Thermal Management Systems, Electric AC compressors, Cooling Modules, Bus HVAC systems as well as many other innovative components used in EVs.”

Tata AutoComp had entered into a strategic partnership with Tellus Power Green of the USA about a year back for providing the charging infrastructure for EVs in the country. The supply of these 64 200KW chargers promotes the Atamnirbhar Bharat Abhiyan of the country. Additionally, Tata AutoComp – Tellus has also supplied 30kW & 50kW DC Fast chargers along with 7.5kW AC chargers to various customers, says the firm.

Speaking of their partnership, “At Tellus, we are very pleased with our association with Tata AutoComp for supporting the Tata Group and India’s vision of EV adoption. As a team, we are committed to contributing to the upcoming demands for the installation of EV charging infrastructure in various capacities,” said Mr. Randhir Reddy, Global CEO, Tellus Power Green.

Speaking on the accomplishment, Advisor of EV Tata AutoComp, Dr. A K Jindal stated, “With these 64 Chargers of 200kW, and more than 100 chargers already installed across various cities, since 2017, makes Tata AutoComp-Tellus as one of the leading suppliers of charging solutions for buses.

We are also supplying DC Fast Chargers to various charge point operators in cities like Jaipur, Kolkata, and many public spaces like IOCL petrol pumps across Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and MP. The chargers are OCPP enabled and equipped with RFID and other payment gateways that are provided and operated by charge point operators.”

Recently, Tata Power has signed an agreement with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), the ONGC owned oil & gas PSU, to provide end-to-end EV charging stations at HPCL’s petrol pumps in multiple cities and major highways across the country.

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Bhoomika Singh

Bhoomika is a science graduate, with a strong interest in seeing how technology can impact the environment. She loves covering the intersection of technology, environment, and the positive impact it can have on the world accordingly.

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