The Puebla State Energy Agency (AEEP), together with the Tesla company, completed the installation of 20 chargers for electric cars in seven municipalities. including Magical Town as part of the project to consolidate the state as an electromobility node.
,,This is how he reported it Ermilo Barrera Novello, The AEEP general director pointed out that these are the first two routes out of the six planned “Deployment of Electric Vehicle Chargers in the State of Puebla”, Which was introduced last year with an aim to increase the infrastructure for charging environment-friendly units by 50 per cent.
first route was developed in the Sierra Norte which includes the municipalities Zicotepec, Huachinango, Zacatlán and Chignahuapan, Where currently ten chargers have been installed for electric vehicles.
When second way corresponds to the electrified Mixteca region, which includes the municipalities of Acatlán, Tepexi and Izúcar de Matamoros, Along with ten other chargers.
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.
“It is a matter of a few weeks at most for the CFE to award us the Chargers’ contracts in advance,” he said.
In an interview, the General Director of AEEP said that Puebla is the only state in the country that has an investment policy in the 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, an increase of almost 20 percent, and these were placed in seven municipalities that previously did not have this infrastructure to promote clean energy.
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.
Regarding the investment, the director of AEEP recalled that the amount of the project is one million 170 thousand pesos, as it is a tripartite collaboration between the state government, the municipalities and Tesla, the company owned by Elon Musk, thus distributing the charger. done; The agency executes the project, while the municipality provides public space for each team to set up.