Amendment to Charging Guidelines

Power Ministry Issues Amendment to EV Charging Guidelines 2022

07th November 2022, New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Power on Monday, issued an Amendment to EV Charging Guidelines 2022 published on 14/01/2022. The MOP had issued the revised consolidated Guidelines & Standards dated 14.01.2022 Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles.

As per the amendment, it has been decided to make the following additions in these guidelines:

(a) Under the heading ” 3. Public Charging Infrastructure (PCI) Requirements”, .

The public charging stations shall have the feature of prepaid collection of service charges with the time of the day rates and discount for solar hours.

para 3.1 (xi) has been added as under: xi

(b) Under the heading “8. Service charges at PCS”

A Committee under Central Electricity Authority (CEA) will periodically recommend to the State Government the ceiling limit of service charges to be levied under para 8.2 above. This Committee shall also recommend “time of the day rate” for service charges as well as the discount to be given for charging during solar hours.

para 8.3 has been added as under: 8.3

Amendment to Charging Guidelines: