Dubai's first electric vehicle charging station opens



Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, has inaugurated the first electric vehicle charging station in Dubai at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (Dewa) main office. 

The ceremony was attended by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dewa, Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, Ahmed bin Byat, Chairman of the Board of Directors of du, Ahmed Butti Al Muhairbi, Secretary-General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Abdullah Kalban, MD and CEO of Emirates Global Aluminium, Abdullah Abdel Kareem, Director General of the Department of Oil Affairs, Dr. Aisha Butti bin Bishr, Assistant Director-General at the Executive Office of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Ali Shahdoor, Deputy Chief Editor of Al Bayan, Sami Al Reyami, Editor-in-Chief of Emarat Al Youm, and senior officials from the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and Dewa.

The move supports the Smart Dubai initiative, launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the happiest city on earth that provides the most efficient and seamless experience and is the safest place for residents and visitors. More info