BESCOM’s Mithra application leaves users befuddled

Users demand a bug-free application with a better interface to locate electric vehicle charging stations in Bangalore. Electric vehicle (EV) users in the city face difficulty assessing locations of EV charging stations. Launched by Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM), the application has been receiving a lot of flak due to shoddy user experience.   […]

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RWAs mull charging points for EVs

A World Resource Institute study suggested that 80 percent of charging points in the city should be installed at residential complexes to enhance electric vehicle (EV) mobility. EV owners fail to get the permission to install charging points in residential complexes in the city. Most of them have to go to Bangalore Electricity Supply Company […]

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Mixed response to Green Vehicle Expo 2021

The three-day event was held at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre on Tumkur Road. The second international Green Vehicle Expo 2021 was marked by low sellers’ participation and almost no presence of foreign companies. This year, the expo has 80 sellers and only two German companies, said Ram Saundilkar, Managing Director of the event. In […]

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No incentives for EV customers, no problem

Despite providing no incentives to customers, Karnataka has the second highest sales of electric vehicles. Karnataka does not provide purchase incentives to the people who switch to electric vehicles (EV), despite that it sells more EVs than most other states in the country. Karnataka’s Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Policy (KEVESP), focuses on providing various […]

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