Thiruvananthapuram: In the meeting held between ministers of electricity and transport departments, the government has decided to open an extensive network of charging stations for e-autos across Kerala. The plan is to set up 1,140 pole-mounted charging stations across the state.
As per the decision, at least five pole-mounted charging stations will be opened in each assembly constituency. In assembly constituency which comes under corporation limits, the number of pole-mounted charging stations installed will be 15.
It has been decided to appoint the Agency for Non-Conventional Energy and Rural Technology(ANERT) as the nodal agency to disburse the 25 percent subsidy offered by the transport department to private enterprisers who take up the installation of charging stations.
Apart from that, it has been decided to complete the installation of 26 electric vehicle charging stations by KSEB by February 2022.