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DEWA & RTA discuss to encourage the use of electric vehicles and promote the Green Charger initiative


Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have discussed cooperation and plans to encourage the use of electric vehicles and promote the Green Charger initiative.

This came up during a meeting between Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, and Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA, at DEWA’s main office.

Mattar Al Tayer was accompanied by a high-level delegation from RTA comprising Maitha bin Udai, CEO of the Traffic and Roads Agency, Ahmed Bahrozyan, CEO of the Licensing Agency, Adel Al Marzouqi, Director of Parking, Mendana Al Obaidly, Deputy Director and Manager of Technical Support, Office of the Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, and Roudha Al Mehrizi, Deputy Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications and Manager of National Identity and CSR.

"The visit was aimed at enhancing further cooperation in the development of the Green Charger initiative, which was launched by DEWA as part of the efforts to achieve the objectives set by the Smart Dubai initiative of Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to transform Dubai into the smartest and happiest city in the world.," said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.

DEWA has installed 100 chargers in different areas in Dubai. DEWA cooperated with major developers and stakeholders including Emaar, Nakheel, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, and Dubai Design District (D3), to identify the most appropriate locations to build the Green Chargers across Dubai. Locations include Dubai Airports, Dubai Municipality, RTA, shopping malls, petrol stations, hotels, and parking areas.

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