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Kerala Energy Tech Startup chargeMOD Expands its EV Charging Network

In Business, News
May 09, 2024

KOCHI:
Kerala-based energy tech startup and leading provider of electric vehicle charging solutions chargeMOD, and A Plus Charge, a Guwahati-based company at the forefront of EV charging infrastructure in Assam, announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the deployment of 1000 plus EV charging stations across North East India. With the incorporation of over 1000 new chargers, chargeMOD’s network will expand to a total of 4200 chargers across India. This encompasses 2000 chargers already in operation, along with 1200 recently announced charging stations.

This collaboration between chargeMOD and A Plus Charge will significantly expand EV charging accessibility in North East India. chargeMOD’s proven track record in network establishment and technological expertise will be combined with A Plus Charge’s local knowledge and experience in the North East market.

M. Ramanunni, CEO and Co-Founder of chargeMOD, echoed this sentiment. “We are excited to partner with A Plus Charge to make EV charging accessible and convenient for everyone in North East India. Our collaboration will not only benefit drivers but also contribute to a cleaner and more sustainable transportation future for the region. With A Plus bearing the torch for EV adoption in NE India, we are looking at a promising team-up between our organizations. Together we can replicate Kerala’s work in creating sustainable EV charging infrastructure in other parts of the country.” said M. Ramanunni, CEO and Co-Founder of chargeMOD.

chargeMOD, a startup company which is incubated under Kerala Startup Mission was established in 2019, has a robust network of over 2,300 charging stations across 10 Indian states. With a strong presence in Kerala, making it the state’s sole public EV charging provider for autos and the first to develop an indigenous mobile app for locating charging stations.

“North East India holds immense potential for EV adoption, and this partnership is a significant step forward in making it a reality,” said Samyak Jain, Founder & CEO of A Plus Charge. “By combining our expertise, we can ensure that EV drivers have access to reliable and efficient charging infrastructure throughout the region. In following Kerala’s model, we are sure to create a more robust EV environment in North-East India” said Samyak Jain, CEO, A Plus Charge.

A Plus Charge, a division of AlternatEV Solutions Private Limited, is spearheading Assam’s transition towards electric mobility. The company plays a pivotal role in installing EV charging stations across diverse locations, catering to electric cars, rickshaws, and buses. Their services extend to public transportation with charging solutions for EV cab fleets and electric buses.