Discoms hold a critical position in the entire electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery swapping value chain. In India, discom-led programmes and plans and discom cooperation are important for the viable development of EV charging stations and provision of services. As the role of utilities is critical in the growth of the EV market, Renewable Watch organised a virtual webinar to provide an understanding of the opportunities and challenges that face the utilities and the stakeholders that will work with them.
The speakers included:
- Chaitanya Kanuri, Senior Program Manager – Electric Mobility, World Resources Institute
- D V Rama Krishna Kumar, Project Director, TSREDCO, Government of Telangana
- Somesh Kumar, Partner & Leader (Power & Utilities), EY India