• CESL signs agreements for over 30,000 vehicles with Goa for two- and three-wheelers
• CESL has also entered in strategic relationships with Bharat Electronics Ltd, Fortum, JBM Renewables Pvt Ltd, TVS Motor Company for building the electric mobility ecosystem in the country
PANAJI: Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) has forged key partnerships on World Environment Day in an effort to further the deployment of electric vehicles in the country. Agreements and MoUs have been signed with state governments of Goa, and Kerala to procure over 30,000 two- and three-wheelers. This is the first entry to the 2W and 3W segments in the country, with solutions uniquely designed to deliver affordable financial solutions to buyers.
Under the agreements, CESL will also invest in establishing the electric vehicle charging infrastructure and monitor the use of the assets. This customer-oriented approach is designed to deliver good ease-of-use and better accessibility.
Nilesh Cabral, Minister of Power, Environment, New and Renewable Energy, Government of Goa said, “Availability of two-wheeler EVs and its associated infrastructure can garner widespread demand and popularity, especially in a state like Goa. We are happy to partner with CESL and looking forward to escalate the progress in making Goa a green state.”
Additionally, CESL has entered in strategic relationships with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), TVS Motor Company, JBM Renewables Pvt Ltd., and Fortum India. Under these agreements, CESL and the private companies will jointly undertake the expansion and adoption of EV ecosystem. This will entail setting up of public charging infrastructure, better technological adoption in charging, explore best practices and business models as also the availability of potential customer segments for demand augmentation. These agreements will also include development of highway and expressway Charge Point Operators. Feasibility of park and charge facility to customers across all EV segments will also be explored as part of the project.
Ms. Mahua Acharya, MD & CEO, Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), said, “Mass adoption of EVs is an important step towards achieving India’s green growth goals. I am very pleased to have reached this far working with states to deliver two wheelers and three wheelers alike. No better day than today, World Environment Day, to announce our many collaborations. We are looking forward to the exciting work ahead”.
Vidhya Vardhini celebrates Environment Day
PERNEM: Vidhya Vardhini and Vidhya Sankul Primary school, Tuem, Pernem celebrated World Environment Day on 6th June 2021 at the School premises, by presenting fruit bearing plants to the parents of the students of the primary school on 6th June 2021.
Sanjeev Gadkar, Additional Commissioner, Goa Excise ,Govt of Goa was the chief guest along with Nilesh Naik, SAG Zone VI Incharge, Ponda, Sandhya Paliekar, Director of the school and others.
Ranjita Nagvenkar, Teacher welcomed the guests and later Supriya Shetye,Teacher proposed vote of thanks.
The plants were provided by forest department. The function was organised with Covid 19 protocol.