Electric Mobility

CESL invites bids for 3,500 electric cars

Arjun Dutt

Notable because

The public sector can be a key enabler in scaling India’s transition to electric mobility. While the sector has not made any significant investments in charging infrastructure and public transport fleets, government departments’ demand for electric mobility services could inject further momentum into the mobility transition en route to realising India’s USD 206 billion EV consumer opportunity.

What to look out for in the months ahead

Can scaling government demand for electric mobility make it a meaningful and predictable source of demand for electric vehicles, similar to the market for rooftop solar, where the public sector accounts for ~15 percent of installations?