BPCL 2022 target; will set up EV charging facilities at 1,000 stations by October

BPCL is planning to set up Electric Vehicles (EV) charging facilities at around 7,000 Energy Stations, in the medium to long term.

BPCL 2022 target; will set up EV charging facilities at 1,000 stations by October
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New Delhi: Indian government-owned oil and gas corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) is all set to roll out its 2022 in a better way. In support of electric mobility, BPCL is planning to set up Electric Vehicles (EV) charging facilities at around 7,000 Energy Stations, in the medium to long term. Out of these, the first 1,000 facilities will be ready by October 2022. 

India's second-largest downstream government-owned oil corporation who operates two large refineries in Kochi and Mumbai is divided into seven Strategic Business Units, Retail, Lubricants, Aviation, Refinery, Gas, I&C, and LPG.

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Back in 2018 July, BPCL inaugurated the first Electric Vehicle Charging Station installed at the Retail Outlet M/s Bhawanimata Kalamna Petroleum, Nagpur. Talking about a clean environment is one of the major steps that has been taken by the company. 

Meanwhile, BPCL's current distribution network is over 19,000 retail outlets (fuel stations). Further, the benefits will lead to stronger distribution. Not only this BPCL is also working on other segments along with renewable and biofuels to serve the nation more energy needs.