goEgoNetwork sets up its first EV fast charging park in Pune
Indian EV charging infra firm goEgoNetwork has recently launched its first-ever fast EV charging park on Mumbai - Bangalore Highway, opposite Balewadi Stadium, in Pune.
The 24-hour charging park comprises of two 'Pelican' 60kW DC fast-charging chargers that can charge 4 vehicles at a time. The charging station can support the electric four-wheelers of all makes currently available in the Indian market, according to the company.
On the occasion of the launch, Siddharth Shirole, MLA, Maharastra, said, "This project by goEgo gives Pune a futuristic outlook, it is the first of its kind and many more such charging parks should be launched. I am sure this will help boost EV adoption and give EV owners an avenue to charge their vehicles as and when required. I congratulate goEgoNetwork on the feat".
This fast-charging park represents a key milestone for the company in its ambitious journey towards enabling 2 million members to adopt zero-emission mobility. goEgoNetwork claims to have close to two thousand members on its network and gets up to 50 charging sessions per day.
"A boost in robust EV charging infrastructure in India has enabled the positive adoption of EVs by the citizens of the country. We are proud to be the largest charging network in Pune with more than 100 EVSE deployed. To dismiss this anxiety, we at goEgoNetwork have unveiled this state-of-the-art EV Charging Park to enable India's EV fraternity to move hassle-free", said Dheeman Kadam, Co-Founder at goEgoNetwork.
With this charging station, users can charge their EVs to 80 percent in just 45-60 minutes and can enjoy a full-charge in just 90-120 minutes depending on the size of the battery. The charging park is also equipped with a Bharat AC charging station, which is a 3-socket charging station that delivers 3.3 KW output in each socket to charge 2 and 3-wheelers.
Using the goME app, users can enjoy a seamless charging experience with real-time notifications about the EV's charging status while the vehicle's owner can relax and rejuvenate at the shopping bay within the premises.
The EV charging park also brings Pune closer to green energy and sustainability. The city is planning to move away from fossil fuels include targets to cut CO2 emissions by as much as 33 percent by 2030 compared to 2000, and for all new buses from 2020 to be zero-emission. The total number of buses currently stands at 400 plus and is expected to add another 150.