Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh- Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Tuesday, inaugurated an electric car and Exicom’s AC Charger run by solar energy at the Mantralaya, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on World Environment Day. With this, the operations of e-vehicles and charging stations have begun in the State.
The Central Government started the National Electric Mobility Mission to promote electric vehicles for environmental protection. Under this, it has now decided to buy e-cars and set up charging infrastructure in Madhya Pradesh, after Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi.
CM Chouhan said that,” the temperature of the earth is increasing each day. Pollution caused by increasing number of vehicles is destroying the environment of the cities. He said the solar-run electric vehicle is a step to check pollution. Such an eco-friendly technology is welcome”.
Anant Nahata, Managing Director of Exicom said, “We are very happy and honored to play a leading role in the electric mobility evolution in the country. We are committed to building an efficient EV charging infrastructure across the country for creating an enabling ecosystem for EVs to operate smoothly. The Madhya Pradesh government’s progressive stand on EVs will surely contribute to a meaningful expansion of the electric ecosystem in the months and years ahead. Our solutions are capable to deliver the performance needed for anxiety free transport at the lowest cost while also helping to solve many problems like reducing pollution and oil import. Exicom’s comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient advanced EV charging stations provide charging solutions to all kind of e-buses, e-cars, e-rickshaws, e-scooters and commercial electric-vehicles(EV), including the newly launched e-cars such as Tata Tigor and Mahindra Verito”.
Exicom EV AC Charger supports latest BEVC-AC001 specifications. It is designed with 3 sockets to charge up to 15A per socket (or 3.3KW). It is suitable for installation at wide range of places including parking, service stations, commercial and residential through pedestal mount/wall mount or pole mount.
The Exicom DC charger comes with a single vehicle charging, and two connector architectures where connector A can charge at 48V/60V/72V at 3.3 kW and connector B can charge at 48V/60V/72V at 15 kW using GB/T 20234.3 connector. Whereas, AC charger comes with three outputs of 230V, 15A each using IEC 60309 Industrial sockets. The Exicom charger is Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) compliant, which offers a stable solution for communication between charge point and the central system. These chargers allow consumers to pay through multiple options (Debit/Credit Card, BHIM – cashless payment system, Bharat QR or UPI compliant mobile payment).