IIT Guwahati Alumni’s Startup EvyEnergy Acquired By US EV Charging Giant

02:53 PM Jun 19, 2024 | G Plus News


GUWAHATI: EvyEnergy, an eMobility software platform co-founded by three alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, has been acquired by Zemetric, a leading American provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging technologies. EvyEnergy was established in 2021 by Tushar Bohra, Mohit Jain, and Bhabani Mohapatra, who graduated from IIT Guwahati's B. Tech. programme in 2022.

What started as a dorm room startup has quickly evolved into a prominent player in India’s burgeoning eMobility landscape. The platform offers comprehensive solutions for public, fleet, and destination charging, integrating seamless payment options and supporting nearly 3,000 charging ports through its ChargeConnect platform and mobile app.

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Prof. Devendra Jalihal, Director of IIT Guwahati, praised the achievements of the young entrepreneurs. “We are immensely proud of Tushar, Mohit, and Bhabani, and their innovative venture, EvyEnergy,” stated Jalihal.

EvyEnergy’s ChargeConnect platform is highly regarded among Charging Point Operators (CPOs) and mobility providers for its user-friendly features. These include:

•    Charger Aggregator: Helps EV drivers easily locate and access charging stations.
•    Cloud Platform: Provides charger owners and operators with complete control over their systems, offering real-time insights and optimising charging infrastructure.
•    Broad Compatibility: Supports over 40 different EV charger types and models, ensuring wide-ranging hardware compatibility.

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Reflecting on the journey, co-founder Bohra expressed gratitude for the opportunities provided by IIT Guwahati. “Our success is a reflection of the incredible support we received from IIT Guwahati, particularly from the e-mobility lab. We are profoundly grateful for the mentorship and resources that were instrumental in our achievements. We remain committed to supporting our alma mater and giving back to the community that helped shape our journey,” stated Bohra.