Lodha Group partners with Tata Power for EV charging solutions
Lodha Group, India’s largest real estate developer, has partnered with Tata Power, to provide end-to-end electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions in all its residential and commercial projects across Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and Pune, India.
Under this partnership, Tata Power will install EV charging stations at Lodha developments across MMR and Pune. These chargers will be accessible to all Lodha residents and visitors who are EV owners. Installation and charging support will be provided for the electric vehicles along with 24×7 service, maintenance support, remote vehicle charging monitoring & e-payments through the EZ Charge mobile application by Tata Power. This partnership will enable Lodha residents’ access uniform, and ubiquitous EV charging experience.
Facilitating EV charging solutions
“We are pleased to partner with Tata Power for facilitating EV charging solutions across our developments. Fighting climate change and adhering to a sustainable framework has become imperative. Our emphasis on environment sustainability has been evident in our design and operations for many years. We believe that creators and operators of built environment have a huge responsibility to correct course and as a leaders we are committed to it through multiple initiatives. We care about our children – future generations deserve to be a given a better earth than what we inherited,” said Raunika Malhotra, president – Marketing and Corporate Communications, Lodha Group (Macrotech Developers Ltd.).
Tata Power boasts of an expansive network of over 54000 home chargers and over 600 public chargers in more than 120 cities in India. The company is present across all segments of the EV eco-system – public charging, captive charging, home and workplace charging stations, and has deployed all types of chargers including DC chargers as well as AC Chargers.
Access to vast consumer base
“We are happy to collaborate with a key real estate developer like Lodha Group. This strategic partnership will allow us access to a vast consumer base of EV users at Lodha. Our aim is to make their life simple and comfortable by allowing easy access to EV charging from the comfort of their homes and offices, thereby, removing range anxiety and encouraging wider adoption of electric vehicles in the country. With significant presence across all segments of the EV ecosystem, Tata Power is continuously expanding its network across key towns and cities,” said Sandeep Bangia, head – EV Charging, Tata Power.
Road transport is one of the largest contributors to global CO2 emissions. With vehicular emissions being a growing source of pollution in Maharashtra, the Government of Maharashtra recently announced its plans to aggressively develop EV charging infrastructure in the Indian state. This partnership will play a major role in fulfilling the agenda of decarbonizing transportation in the state.
With this deal, Lodha reinforces its commitment towards a zero-carbon future, further encouraging its residents to embark on this path.