India has a manifest opportunity to drive development in the electric vehicle revolution in the country. The revolutionary battery technology has already begun the era of EVs, as the demand is soaring in the automobile sector.
There are numerous reasons for thriving the development of the electric vehicle market such as highly economical, eco-friendly, carbon neutrality, and sustainable fuel mindset.
There are major objectives in electric vehicles that are in strategic focus to drive growth that are enlightening vehicle range and enhancing charging infrastructure.
EV charging station infrastructure plays a crucial role while we talk about the Electric revolution in the vehicle industry. So, the leading EV Charging Solution provider is focusing to invest tons of money in EV charging infrastructure development.
An EV charging network signifies a wide network of charging stations across regions/countries. Some of the Leading charging networks in India are TATA Power, Magenta Power- Charge grid, Fortum India-Charge & Drive, Volttic, Ather Energy & Ather Grid, etc.
So, here is the list of top EV charging station providers in India
Leading EV Charging Solution Companies in India
TATA Power EV Charging Solution
TATA power charging Infrastructure solutions are deployed in 100 cities including Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, etc.
It has around 500 charger sockets and is aiming to set up an EV charging infrastructure of over 700 charging stations across the nation by December 2021.
The company has deployed all types of chargers including AC, Fast DC, DC 001 chargers up to 50 KW. The company will set up EV charging stations at state-run Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) outlets in cities as well as on highways.
Tata Power EZ Charge mobile application enables locating EV Charging Stations in Tata Power EV charging network, charging electric vehicles easily, and making online payments for the Charging Sessions.
Tata Power EV Charging Station Franchise Requirement
Not much land is needed to keep the office and charging station inside. It should be between 1000 to 1500 sq ft as per the Tata Power EV Charging Franchise Minimum Requirement. However, if the charging station is built above the gas station, less land is required.
Required Document for Tata Power EV Charging Station Franchise
Valid personal documents will be required including Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Voter Card, Ration Card, Electricity Bill, Bank Account with Passbook, Photo, Email ID, Phone Number, and other documents as required.
Other documents include a financial document, a property document (PD), a complete property document with address, and lease agreement, and a NOC (No Objection Certificate).
The applicant must be an Indian citizen who has completed at least the 10th standard and must be between 21 to 60 years of age.
Magenta Power | Charge Grid
Mumbai-based EV solutions provider Magenta is setting up the country’s largest EV charging station in Navi Mumbai.
The company is aiming to provide 4000 charging facilities by March 2022. Magenta power provides complete installation services and technical consulting, operations and maintenance, hardware and software, of electric vehicle charging solutions.
It has its application called Magenta ChargeGrid, which is India’s network of first fully automated, gives information on the nearer charging station, has Payment gateway options, and 24×7 Support.
The company is covering more than 50 charging stations in over 8 cities in India. ChargeGrid has the largest span in charging stations across India.
Magenta ChargeGrid Franchise
Although the company has not yet made its franchise criteria public, you can inquire about them by clicking here- Magenta EV Charging Staions Franchise Form and filling up an inquiry form.
Fortum Charge & Drive
Fortum India is a pioneer in EV charging infrastructure. The company consists of 6000+ smart charging points in the Nordic countries, with nearly 90,000 end customers. The company provides smart solutions that support e-mobility.
Fortum Charge & Drive set up the first 50 kW fast-charging station in MG Motor, Gurugram showroom with all CCS/CHAdeMo compatible cars. After the partnership with MG Motors, the company will install more 50 kW DC fast public charging stations across Delhi-NCR, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad at MG Supplier locations.
Fortum India has developed the application based on real-time data and provides a cloud-based SaaS solution called Fortum charge and drive, which enables the consumer to locate chargers, manage payment, offer connecting and configuring chargers, remote monitoring, and fleet management.
Delhi-Noida based company Volttic, provide all type of EV charging solution for home charging & commercial charging. The company is operating 200+ charging points across India with AC and DC chargers and planning to deploy 12,000+ charging points by the year 2025.
Volttic is an electric vehicle charging solution provider with a cloud-based backend monitoring system and also gives facilities for installation and maintenance.
The company is operating in cities Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, and Bengaluru.
Volttic EV Charging Stations Franchise
You may see the different offerings at Vottic EV Charging Solution and contact them further to customize as per your requirements. To get the Volttic EV Charging Staions franchise you can fill out this form by selecting Subject as “Franchise charging outlet”.
Ather Energy & Ather Grid
Ather Energy is Founded in the year 2013, Bengaluru. It is the company that developed the first smart scooter in India named Ather 450. Ather has set up its charging network in 18 cities across India have DC fast charging connectors.
More than 120 fast charging grid points are installed and the company has plans to set up around 300 fast-charging stations by end of the year 2021.
The company is planning to expand Ather Grid to Mumbai, NCR, Pune, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Kochi, and Kolkata.
With the government of India introducing aggressive guidelines for EV charging infrastructure which state there should be one charging station for every 25km on both sides of the highway and should be available in a grid of 3 x 3 sqm.
More players are expected to enter the EV charging infrastructure market which would lead to exponential growth in the area with the above companies leading the pact.
PLUGNGO – EV Charging Solution Provider
PlugNgo provides its franchisees with an economically viable Franchise Business Model for setting up and managing an EV charging station to satisfy their daily charging needs. With new EV releases in India, investors will have the option to be a part of this new age EV Charging Business and gain a competitive advantage.
PLUGNGO – EV Charging Stations Franchise Requirements
Three EV Chargers installed at the outlet, with parking space of 800 to 1000 sq. ft. (four car parking bays), electricity load of 100 KW to 140 KW (transformer may be necessary), and a minimum ten-year lease if the property is not owned by the Franchisee.
Aside from that, there will be a need for 24×7 manpower and charging station operation, as well as a network connection and electronic billboard at the outlet, and PlugNgo Software App for management and operation.
There will also be a need for a charging station, which will feature chargers, a canopy, security cameras, fire extinguishers, signage/branding at the entrance, and network connectivity equipment, among other things.