KERALA EV POLICY 2019 Draft

“Embrace electric mobility as a tool to promote shared mobility and clean transportation and ensure environmental sustainability, pollution reduction, energy efficiency, and conservation, and to create an ecosystem for manufacturing EV components in Kerala”

KERALA EV POLICY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Key focus on growing internal manufacturing ecosystem, thereby shifting from import-dependent ecosystem to consumption-driven economy.
  • Attracting the vehicle owners to shift to shared mobility.
  • Time of the Day (ToD) tariff will be made applicable for all Public Charging Stations (PCS), Bulk Charging Stations (BCS) and all charging infrastructures having Connected Load / Contract Demand above a specific limit.
  • ToD tariff is expected to diversify consumption behaviors of the consumer as differential tariffs will be charged between the peak and off-peak hours.
  • 20 PCS/BCS each and 150 swapping outlets for 2/3 Wheelers shall be set up in the initial pilot districts in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, and Kozhikode by KSEBL
  • In major cities, charging stations are to be made available in a grid of 3 kmx3 km. On Highways and Major Roads it is to be at every 25 km.
     

    Type of vehicle  Approx. Annual registrations Target by 2020 Remarks

    2 – wheelers

     6,00,000 2,00,000 33% of new registrations have to be EV – which 33%?
    3 – wheelers 23,000

     50,000

    Will need significant conversion of the existing fleet

    Buses 6000

     3000

    50% of new registrations have to be electric buses

    Goods carriers  17,000

     1000

    A small share of new registrations have to be E