Puebla State Energy Agency (AEEP) completes installation of 20 together with Tesla company Tesla company’s charger for electric cars In seven municipalities, including Pueblos Magicos, as part of a project to consolidate the state as an electromobility node.
AEEP General Director Ermilo Barrera Novello explained that these are the first two routes out of six that are included in the “Deployment of Electric Vehicle Chargers in the State of Puebla” plan, presented last year, with the aim of promoting environmentally friendly units To increase the infrastructure for charging by 50 percent.
The first route of electric car chargers, owned by the Tesla company, was developed in sierra norte Including the municipalities of Xicotepec, Huauchinango, Zacatlán and Chignahuapan, where ten chargers for electric vehicles are currently installed.
while the other corresponds to the electrified route mixtec region Including the municipalities of Acatlan, Tepexi and Izúcar de Matamoros, along with ten other shippers.
Although the equipment is already installed, Barrera Novello commented that they are working with the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) to conclude connection contracts for some of the equipment.
In an interview, the General Director of AEEP stated that Puebla is the only state in the country with an investment policy electric car chargers So that tourism and local visitors can travel safely in the state with power units.
“Until a few weeks ago there were only 87 chargers for electric vehicles and all of them were in the metropolitan area of the state of Puebla. Now there are 20 more, that’s an increase of about 20 percent and these were placed in seven municipalities that previously didn’t have this infrastructure to promote clean energy”, he said.
Barrera Novello commented that the Charger deployment plan will continue this year with two additional routes so that the project could be completed in 2024.
He stressed that the project has an investment of one million 170 thousand pesos, as it is a tripartite cooperation State government, municipalities and Tesla, such that the company owned by Elon Musk took delivery of the Chargers; The agency executes the project, while the municipality provides public space for each team to set up.