ABB installs first public DC fast charger in Delhi

ABB India Limited on July 18 installed its first public DC fast charger in New Delhi with EV Motors India, the major charge-point operator for BSES Yamuna Power Limited.

The Terra54 CJG charging station, which caters to multiple charging protocols of CCS2, CHadeMO and AC Type-2 was inaugurated by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Mr Manish Sisodia. Also present during the inauguration were Mr Prem R Kumar, CEO, BSES Yamuna Power Limited and Mr Amit B Gupta, Head – Delhi NCR and Rajasthan cluster, ABB India.

This ABB charging station is also the first public installation of a DC fast charger for BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL), a joint venture between the Government of Delhi and Reliance Infrastructure Limited.

The Terra54 is a cloud-connected charger that will be linked through Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) 1.6 to EV Motors’ backend office. Passengers will be able to charge their cars in about 40-50 minutes from 0 to 80 per cent.  All ABB chargers come with connected services, which help customers easily connect their chargers to different software systems.

“We are privileged to be a partner in India’s quest for sustainable mobility with clean energy and smart solutions. This installation with BYPL and EV Motors India, our first Public DC fast charger in Delhi, will provide further impetus to the adoption of clean electric transportation in India”, said Mr CP Vyas, President, Electrification Business, ABB India.