WAM: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA’s) EV Green Charger stations at Expo 2020 Dubai have provided 87,772 kilowatt-hours (KWh) of electricity for the electric vehicles (EV) of visitors to the exhibition during its first three months, with 3,681 charging transactions. This helped visitors travel approximately 415,000 kilometres in eco-friendly vehicles.
DEWA provided Expo 2020 visitors with 19 charging stations, with five stations each at Opportunity, Sustainability, and Mobility Pavilions, two stations at the Expo 2020 office, and two stations at ENOC’s future service station. These EV Green Chargers can simultaneously charge up to 34 electric vehicles at the Expo site.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, praised the Expo 2020 Dubai visitors for using EVs, supporting the wise leadership’s vision to host one of the most sustainable Expos. This also supports the Dubai Green Mobility initiative to encourage sustainable transport in line with the Emirate’s strategic objectives for sustainability, air quality, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.