MoP issues amendment in the revised consolidated guidelines and standards for charging infrastructure for EVs

Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued amendment in the revised consolidated guidelines and standards for charging infrastructure for electric vehicles (EVs) issued by the ministry on January 14, 2022.

As per the amendment, additions have been suggested in the guidelines. Firstly, the public charging stations will have the feature of prepaid collection of service charges with the time of the day rates and discount for solar hours. Further, a committee under Central Electricity Authority (CEA) will periodically recommend to the state government the ceiling limit of service charges to be levied under para 8.2. This committee will also recommend time of the day rate for service charges as well as the discount to be given for charging during solar hours.

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