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DEWA EV Green Chargers provides over 8,800 MWh of electricity to electric vehicles since 2015

DUBAI, April 18, 2022 (WAM) – Through its EV Green Charger initiative, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has provided more than 8,800 megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity to charge electric vehicles (EVs) in Dubai since 2015.

This has helped electric vehicle users travel approximately 58 million miles in green vehicles and experience a 73 percent reduction in refueling costs.

Since 2015, Dubai has witnessed a significant increase in the adoption of electric vehicles across the city, with the number of registered electric vehicles going from 71 vehicles as of December 31, 2015 to 5,107 vehicles as of January 31, 2022.

DEWA’s EV Green Charger network has been expanded to more than 325 charging stations in Dubai, which equates to more than 560 charging points. This supported the EV Green Charger Initiative to achieve a 97 percent customer satisfaction rate in 2021 and a 93 percent satisfaction rate for quality of service.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, ​​noted that DEWA’s continued improvement of the EV Green Charger initiative through the use of the latest technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution supports the Dubai Green Mobility 2030 initiative, which promotes sustainable online transportation. with the Emirate’s strategic strategy. objectives in terms of sustainability, air quality and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

He added: “DEWA promotes the use of sustainable modes of transport, such as electric vehicles, to reduce carbon emissions in the transport sector. This helps consolidate Dubai’s position as a global capital for a green economy and sustainable development.”

DEWA has launched several features to facilitate the charging of electric vehicles on its public charging network. Once customers register their electric vehicle with the Dubai Roads and Transportation Authority, DEWA creates a green charger account for electric vehicles, so that they can charge their electric vehicle within one hour.

Alternatively, customers can also create an account through the DEWA website, the smart app, or IVR in the DEWA Customer Service Center. Registered users can also access a custom EV Green Charger dashboard, where they can manage their EV Green Charger services. All customers, including unregistered customers, can also use the guest mode feature to charge their electric vehicles.

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