Lithium Urban Technologies and Fourth Partner Energy in alliance with HIDCO will set up an EV charging station at New Town, Kolkata under the new brand Powerbunk.
The company claimed that this will be India’s largest EV charging network in a public charging station.The company will set up 25 charging points.
“We are extremely thankful to HIDCO for being a champion of this step, and we look forward to championing sustainable mobility together in West Bengal.”, Ashwin Mahesh, Cofounder and CEO, Lithium Urban Technologies said.
Vivek Subramanian, Co-founder and Executive Director, Fourth Partner Energy commented “Fourth Partner Energy is delighted to enable EV adoption in Kolkata by establishing public charging infrastructure under the umbrella of Shuchi. In partnership with Lithium, we are committed to operate public charging infra in other major cities in India and source power from renewables wherever allowed as per regulations”.
The partnership will create more than 3000+ direct and indirect jobs in the state of Kolkata.
Lithium added that “There is growing interest around the country in EVs, and while we began with employee transport, there’s clearly a way to get into many other segments too.”
Lithium had earlier set up infrastructure for charging in Gurgaon and Pune.