Reliance Jio-bp Sets Up Free EV Charging Station For Employees

Sapna Bhardwaj
Sapna Bhardwaj Apr 08 2022 - 4 min read
Reliance Jio-bp Sets Up Free EV Charging Station For Employees
"Charge your electric vehicle at RCP @ no cost!" the email that was sent to the employees read. It detailed the process of accessing the facility.

Adding another first to its unbeatable first, the billionaire Mukesh Ambani has set up electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure at its Navi Mumbai campus, Reliance Corporate Park (RCP) to allow employees to charge their EVs free of cost.

"Charge your electric vehicle at RCP @ no cost!" the mailer said detailing the process of accessing the facility. The charging station set up by Jio-bp, the company's fuel retailing joint venture with British energy giant bp is in line with the firm's promise to achieve net carbon neutrality.

The charging station set up by Jio-bp, the company's fuel retailing joint venture with British energy giant bp is in line with the firm's promise to achieve net carbon neutrality. Reliance is likely to create such infrastructure at other campuses too.

The email sent by the human resources department of Reliance
Jio bp it stated: pulse facility will be available to Reliance employees to charge their electric vehicles free of cost.

The Jio bp pulse zone at Reliance Corporate Park presently includes six chargers of different configurations to cater to both electric two-wheelers and four-wheelers.

Reliance employees need to register through the Jio bp pulse Charge mobile app and scan the QR code on the charging unit to start the EV charging session, it said.

Reliance BP Mobility Limited, operating under the brand name Jio-bp, is working with multiple demand aggregators, OEMs and technology partners with a vision of being the leading EV charging infrastructure player in India.

During 2021, Jio-bp constructed and launched one of the country's largest EV charging hubs in Dwarka, Delhi with BluSmart as its primary customer.

Reliance BP Mobility Limited (RBML) is an iconic joint venture between Reliance Industries Limited, energy and retail powerhouse with new-age digital technology and BP, the global expert in fuel and convenience.

The collaboration under the brand Jio-bp is coming together of Reliance’s extensive access and connects with the Indian consumers on the combined strength of group companies and bp’s enriched experience in fuel retailing around the world bringing in a unique partnership that combines international expertise and local strengths to the market.

This partnership plans to offer Indian consumers a full slate of additivated regular and premium quality fuels with market-leading consumer benefits alongside an all-new redefined spectrum of ancillary convenience services.

With aspirations to shift the paradigm in the Indian fuel retailing industry, Jio-bp puts consumers firmly at the center of its universe. Innovative products, improved services, and cutting-edge solutions will help us set an altogether-new benchmark in mobility solutions

This coming-together is building on our promise to Indian consumers that they can look forward to new standards, differentiated offerings, and innovative products and services. One other market-leading bp brand, castrol lubricants, which has been present in India for over 100 years with deep focus in the truck, bike and car lubricant segments has joined and will be available across the venture’s network. Truly, Indian consumers’ journeys will never be the same again.

These being times to shift the gear, India will be amongst the fastest-growing fuels market in the world, over the next 20 years. And what better way to meet the much-awaited consumer demand for global fuel quality and solutions than by scaling up?

Jio-bp will bring together the combined knowledge, expertise and experience to provide high-quality fuels and services, and will expand RIL’s portfolio of over 1400 existing retail sites to 5,500. Jio-bp will also include RIL’s aviation fuels business, currently operating at over 30 airports across India, in order to tap the potential of this rapidly growing market.

The newly formed venture will introduce solutions that go beyond fuel. With an ambition to become net zero, Jio-bp aspires to provide Indian consumers with advanced fuels with lower emissions, EV charging and other low carbon solutions over time. Jio-bp is also committed to the decarbonisation of its own operations as well as that of its wider partner ecosystem.

Jio-bp plans to venture into the mobility space, with an aim to be a true partner of fleet owners, truck drivers, private vehicle owners and aviation business proprietors, which will be achieved through Bringing in Global Fuel Standards, Transforming Fuel-court Retailing, Offering Industry leading Lubricants, Access to World Class Loyalty Programme, Reinforced Fleet Program, Strengthened On-Demand Fuel Delivery, Providing large fuels portfolio and Introducing Advance Mobility Solutions.

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