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ElectriVa, an electric vehicle charging company will establish 12 EV charging stations in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. This is in line with the municipality of the city’s plan to set up charging stations.
Kanpur Municipal Corporation has given the contract to ElectriVa. Out of 12 EV charging stations, most charging stations will be fast chargers for passenger and commercial electric vehicles.
“We have a target of providing EV charging facilities in top 100 cities of the country in the next one year. We are already the largest player in Delhi and NCR. In the next three years, ElectriVa will set up, operate and maintain more than one-fourth of total EV stations in India,” said Sumit Dhanuka, Founder, ElectriVa.
“We are strengthing our presence on national highways, setting up electric bus sheds, bagging all major government contracts on the back of our tested and certified technology which makes EV charging safer. In India, we are the only players that have EV charging set up that meets all safety standards including ARAI testing,” Dhanuka said.
The company also has been in talks with various companies to raise funds of more than Rs 200 crore to expand its business. Recently, ElectriVa received an order to set up 100 EV charging stations in Delhi.