Shillong, Sept 4: Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), has laid base for first ever Electric Vehicle Charging Station (EVCS) in Meghalaya at its office complex at Lapalang on Friday.
The station is being developed under Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric Vehicles (FAME) India Scheme Phase-II.
POWERGRID will be developing 11 EVCS in city.
While five will be public EVCS, six will be at government establishments.
Each station will have four 15 kW DC-001 chargers and one 100 kW CCS-2/CHAdeMO charger (dual gun) making 66 charging points in Shillong city.
Out of the 11 locations, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed for 4 locations.
They are POWERGRID Office Complex at Lapalang, MTC Ware House at Demthring, MTC Parking Lot at Police Bazar and Polo Parking Lot at Polo.
POWERGRID has its presence in major cities of India like Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram and Kochi.