Dewa instals 15 EV Green Charger stations at Expo 2020
29 Aug 2021
The Green Chargers will serve the electric vehicles to visitors at Expo 2020 Dubai.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has installed 15 electric vehicle (EV) Green Charger stations at Expo 2020 Dubai’s pavilions: Opportunity; Sustainability and Mobility.
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.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dewa, said that installing 17 Green Charger stations at Expo 2020 Dubai is part of Dewa’s efforts to support the vision of the wise leadership to host the best edition of the Expo in Dubai. This also supports the Smart Dubai initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world.
“As the Official Sustainable Energy Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, Dewa has allocated Dhs4.26 billion to support infrastructure projects for electricity and water networks at the exhibition, using the latest smart systems. 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,” added Al Tayer.
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 31 December 2021.
Meanwhile the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (Dewa’s) water laboratory, based at its Sustainable Building in Al Quoz, has received the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 certification for laboratories. The ISO and the Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC) uses the standard to define the requirements for the efficiency of testing and calibration laboratories. It ensures the technical compliance and efficiency of laboratories. This new achievement underlines Dewa’s position among major utilities worldwide.
“DEWA works to achieve leadership in all areas and provide its services according to the highest international standards of availability, reliability and efficiency, as well as implement the best practices and highest quality standards at work.