A lot has already been said about India’s plan to make transportation electric. The Government of India is, in fact, taking a lot of initiatives to make its ambition a reality. The ‘EV fever’ seems to be spreading across India as the government targets 6-7 million sales of hybrid and electric vehicles by the year 2020.
But, this electro-fi dream of Indian government is still going to have a bumpy way. According to experts, there are a lot of challenges that can make the country’s this journey jerky. One of those is, of course, the charging infrastructure. The one reason for this is that there are different forms of charging infrastructure and the business model for each infrastructure will be very different.
We got a chance to speak to Jitendra Nalwaya, VP, BSES-Yamuna Power Ltd on the possible future of electric vehicles in India. Here’s the overview of the discussion.