RERC Fixes Rs 6/Unit Power Tariff For EV Charging Stations
Updated: Dec 27, 2020
The regulatory body has also decided to provide relaxation in permanent fee from Rs 135 to Rs 40 per month for these stations
EVs’ charging infrastructure will also be soon developed at 75 locations in the city
As per a report by the Economic times,Electricity Rajasthan Regulatory Commission (RERC) has fixed the tariff for charging stations at Rs 6 per unit by creating a new category of consumer. It added that the standard operating procedure (SOP) for establishing these electric vehicles (EV) charging stations were released by the department. The regulatory body has also decided to provide relaxation in permanent fee from Rs 135 to Rs 40 per month for these stations added the report.
The report said that an official said, “Under the ‘Time of Day’, method 15 per cent relaxation will also be provided to owners, who will charge their EV between 11 pm to 6 am.”It added that EVs’ charging infrastructure will also be soon developed at 75 locations in the city. The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) will identify locations for setting up EV stations within a week.
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As per the report, in Jaipur, a total of 54 stations will be established by the Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Ltd (REIL). Remaining 21 stations will be set up by the Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL).