Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) is setting up a network of solar-based Electric Vehicle Chargers (SEVC) on the Delhi Chandigarh Highway. The chargers are located at the resorts of Haryana Tourism Corporation at Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat and Samalkha (Sonepat) on Delhi-Chandigarh highway.
The project is covered under the FAME scheme [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric Vehicles in India] of the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI), Government of India. The establishment of EV chargers at regular intervals over the entire 250 kms. Each SEVC station will be equipped with a rooftop solar power plant to supply green energy and EV chargers.
BHEL is India’s largest engineering and manufacturing company of its kind. It is a power plant equipment manufacturer and operates as an engineering and manufacturing company.