A well-planned, accessible and affordable charging infrastructure is the need of the hour
The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in association with the International Energy Agency (IEA) organised an international workshop on 'Policy Framework to deploy Electric Vehicles Charging Infrastructure. The day-long workshop was part of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) framework.
The workshop featured highly insightful sessions that deliberated on best international practices, policies, regulatory framework, etc for stakeholders of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE), service provider, state nodal agencies and policymakers to lay the foundation of future actions towards accelerated deployment of EV charging system in the country.
Abhay Bakre, Director General,Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), said the need of the hour was to create a well-planned, accessible and affordable charging infrastructure.
Tristan Stanley, India Programme Coordinator at International Energy Agency (IEA), said India with its size and scale could well chart out a path for the rest of the world, in terms of facilitating an EV ecosytem.
Anil Srivastava, Principal Consultant & Mission Director, National Mission on Transformative Mobility & Battery Storage, NITI Aayog, said policies need to be dynamic and in line with the current trends.