India has a clear opportunity to drive development in the country’s electric vehicle revolution. The revolutionary battery technology has already ushered in the era of EVs, as demand in the automobile industry soars.
There are numerous reasons for the rapid growth of the electric vehicle market, including cost effectiveness, environmental friendliness, carbon neutrality, and a sustainable fuel mindset.
Improving vehicle range and improving charging infrastructure are two major goals in electric vehicles that are in strategic focus to drive growth.
When discussing the electric revolution in the vehicle industry, the infrastructure of EV charging stations is critical. As a result, the leading EV Charging Solution provider is focusing on investing heavily in the development of EV charging infrastructure.
An EV charging network is a large network of charging stations spread across multiple regions/countries.
TATA Power, Magenta Power-Charge grid, Fortum India-Charge & Drive, Volttic, Ather Energy & Ather Grid, and others are among the leading charging networks in India. Here are top EV charging solutions providers.
EV Charging Stations from TATA Power
TATA power charging infrastructure solutions are used in over 100 cities around the world, including Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata, and Ahmedabad.
It currently has 500 charger sockets and plans to build an EV charging infrastructure of over 700 charging stations across the country by December 2021.
The company has used all types of chargers, including AC, Fast DC, and DC 001 chargers with capacities of up to 50 KW. The company plans to install EV charging stations at Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) outlets in cities and on highways.
The Tata Power EZ Charge mobile application allows users to easily locate EV Charging Stations in the Tata Power EV charging network, charge electric vehicles, and make online payments for Charging Sessions.
On a small plot of land, the office and charging station can be kept inside. The Tata Power EV Charging Franchise Minimum Requirement states that it should be between 1000 and 1500 square feet. However, if the charging station is built above the gas station, less land is required.
Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Voter Card, Ration Card, Electricity Bill, Bank Account with Passbook, Photo, Email ID, Phone Number, and any other documents required. Among the other documents are a financial document, a property document (PD), a complete property document with address and lease agreement, and a NOC (No Objection Certificate).
The applicant must be an Indian citizen, have completed at least the 10th standard, and be between the ages of 21 and 60.
Magenta, a Mumbai-based EV solutions provider, is constructing the country’s largest EV charging station in Navi Mumbai.
By March 2022, the company hopes to have 4000 charging stations in place. Magenta Power offers complete installation and technical consulting services, as well as operations and maintenance, hardware and software for electric vehicle charging solutions.
It has an application called Magenta ChargeGrid, which is India’s first fully automated network and provides information on nearby charging stations, payment gateway options, and 24×7 support.
In India, the company has more than 50 charging stations spread across 8 cities. Charge Grid has the most charging stations spread across India.
Although the company’s franchise criteria have not yet been made public, you can inquire about them by clicking here- Magenta EV Charging Stations Franchise Form and filling out an inquiry form.
Fortum India is a pioneer in the development of EV charging infrastructure. The company has nearly 90,000 end users and 6000+ smart charging points in Nordic countries. The company offers smart solutions that aid in e-mobility.
Fortum Charge & Drive installed the first 50 kW fast-charging station in the MG Motor, Gurugram showroom, which is compatible with all CCS/CHAdeMo vehicles. Following the partnership with MG Motors, the company will install more 50 kW DC fast public charging stations at MG Supplier locations in Delhi-NCR, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad.
Fortum India created the application based on real-time data and offers a cloud-based SaaS solution called Fortum charge and drive, which allows consumers to find chargers, manage payments, connect and configure chargers, and manage fleets.
Volttic, a Delhi-Noida-based company, offers all types of EV charging solutions for home and commercial use. The company currently operates 200+ charging points with AC and DC chargers across India and plans to deploy 12,000+ charging points by 2025.
Volttic is an electric vehicle charging solution provider with a cloud-based backend monitoring system and installation and maintenance services. The company has offices in Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, and Bengaluru.
You can view the various offerings at Vottic EV Charging Solution and then contact them to customise them to your needs. Fill out this form with the Subject “Franchise Charging Outlet” to get the Volttic EV Charging Stations franchise.
Ather Energy was founded in Bengaluru in 2013. It is the company that created India’s first smart scooter, the Ather 450. Ather has established a charging network with DC fast charging connectors in 18 cities across India.
More than 120 fast charging grid points have been installed, and the company plans to install around 300 fast charging stations by the end of 2021. Ather Grid will be expanded to Mumbai, NCR, Pune, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Kochi, and Kolkata.
The Indian government is introducing aggressive guidelines for EV charging infrastructure, stating that one charging station should be available every 25 kilometres on both sides of the highway and in a grid of 3 x 3 square metres.
More players are expected to enter the EV charging infrastructure market, resulting in exponential growth in the sector, with the aforementioned companies leading the way.
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PlugNgo offers its franchisees an economically viable Franchise Business Model for establishing and managing an EV charging station to meet their daily charging requirements. With the release of new EVs in India, investors will have the opportunity to participate in this new-age EV Charging Business and gain a competitive advantage.
Three EV Chargers are installed at the outlet, which has a parking space of 800 to 1000 square feet (four car parking bays), an electricity load of 100 KW to 140 KW (a transformer may be required), and a minimum ten-year lease if the property is not owned by the Franchisee.
Aside from that, there will be a requirement for 24 hour manpower and charging station operation, as well as a network connection and electronic billboard at the outlet, as well as the PlugNgo Software App for management and operation.
A charging station will also be required, which will include chargers, a canopy, security cameras, fire extinguishers, signage/branding at the entrance, and network connectivity equipment, among other things.