Dubai Unwraps its First Electric Vehicle Charging Station
- Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)
- Smart Dubai Initiative
- The first of its 16 electric charging stations will permit motorists to charge their environmental friendly vehicles for a nominal fee.
- DEWA plans to develop three types of electric vehicle charging stations –fast, public and home.
- DEWA is executing three initiatives for the smart drive – linking solar energy to residential complexes, smart applications through smart meters and building network for vehicle charging stations.
To cut it short
With an aim to achieve the objectives of a sustainable smart city, Dubai’s Electric and Water Authority is collaborating with real estate developers to identify apt sites for establishing charging stations. While it is noted that the charging hubs can accommodate two vehicles at a time, it will also help reduce the carbon trail, safeguard the surroundings, and advance Dubai’s sustainable expansion.