Dubai's DEWA opens 15 EV Green Charger stations at Expo 2020 site
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Dubai’s DEWA opens 15 EV Green Charger stations at Expo 2020 site

Dubai’s DEWA opens 15 EV Green Charger stations at Expo 2020 site

They are five stations each spread across the Opportunity, Sustainability and Mobility pavilions

Green Charger DEWA electric vehicles

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has installed 15 electric vehicle (EV) Green Charger stations at the Expo 2020 site.

They are five stations each spread across the Opportunity, Sustainability and Mobility pavilions, enough to charge 30 electric vehicles simultaneously, in addition to two stations currently being built at the Expo office

The Green Chargers will serve the electric vehicles visitors to the Expo. DEWA has installed five Green Chargers at each pavilion, enough to charge 30 electric vehicles simultaneously, in addition to two stations currently being built at the Expo office.

“As the official Sustainable Energy Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, DEWA has allocated Dhs4.26bn to support infrastructure projects for electricity and water networks at the exhibition. It will also supply Expo 2020 Dubai with clean energy from the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site solar park in the world,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA.

DEWA has installed over 300 Green Chargers across Dubai. It provides a free charging service at public charging stations for non-commercial EV owners registered in the Green Charger service until December 31, 2021. Commercial EV owners in the private and public sectors pay 29 fils per kilowatt hour.

The EV Smart Charging service enables customers who have DEWA EV accounts as well as guest users, who are not registered, to charge their vehicles by scanning the QR code placed on DEWA Green Charger stations.

Read: Dubai’s DEWA enables EV users to charge at ‘green charger’ stations

Customers who are not registered with the service can log in using “Guest Mode”, to select charging packages, and pay the fees through multiple channels. They can also charge their vehicles using DEWA’s smart app, scan the QR code at green charging stations and follow the instructions. Registered customers can use their DEWA accounts on its smart app.

As of February 2021, the number of electric cars registered in Dubai stood at 2,473, and hybrid vehicle were at 6,016.

Read: DEWA to provide free charging to non-commercial electric vehicles in Dubai under new initiative

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