Setting up “Pilot” Projects based on Electric Vehicles and solar operated charging stations in Gujarat, India (2013)

Client: Gujarat Power Corporation Limited (GPCL)

The purpose of the assignment was to facilitate effective utilization of Electric Vehicles, establish pilot scale projects on utilization of EV along with Solar Charging station, and to advise and assist for policy related issues in Electric Vehicles etc. As the technical partner in the consortium ITPI’s tasks included: conceptualization of project; designing of solar charging station and its techno-economic analysis, covering but not limited to basic engineering design based on selected model for the two pilots in the city of Gandhinagar, Gujarat; tariff study; preparation of tender documents; evaluation and recommendation on tenders; development & suggestion of alternative financial models; assist GPCL to negotiate and finalize various resources necessary to set-up pilot projects; monitor the progress of project etc.