Dubai Electricity and Water allows Green Charger subscribers to charge their cars using its smart app
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has launched a new service that allows all electric vehicle owners registered in the Green Charger service to charge their cars using the DEWA smart application, by scanning the QR code available at 240 public green charger stations of the authority, allowing them to charge their cars using the application Or by using the "Green Charger" card.
The move comes within the framework of the authority’s efforts to enhance its smart services based on the latest international technologies that are all available through the authority’s website and its smart application, which ensures the peace of mind of customers and allows them to conduct their transactions at any time and from anywhere with ease and security.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, said: “The authority believes that the future requires radical transformations and transfers that keep pace with all the tremendous developments and changes that are taking place around us, and we are working to achieve the Dubai 10X initiative launched by my lord His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the State and Ruler of Dubai, to develop the services of the Dubai government to implement today what other world cities will apply after 10 years, and the Dubai Plan 2021, which aims for Dubai to be a pioneer and innovative in meeting the needs of the individual and society, and to make Dubai an integrated, smart, sustainable and innovative city in managing Its resources, improving the quality of life in it and establishing its position as a global example in the field of green economy.
The authority adopts innovation, the latest disruptive technologies and the techniques of the fourth industrial revolution to consolidate its flexibility and readiness to adapt and provide solutions that facilitate people's lives, and encourage them to participate in achieving sustainable development and reducing the carbon footprint.
It is noteworthy that the authority launched the Green Charger initiative in 2015 to encourage the public to adopt sustainable transportation means and to own electric and hybrid cars, in a way that contributes to preserving the environment.
The authority provides more than 240 electric charging stations in different locations in the emirate of Dubai, and customers can view the locations of charging stations through the authority's smart application or website, or by using digital mapping platforms, in addition to dedicated charging stations platforms.
The authority provides a free charging incentive for non-commercial car owners registered in the "green charger" service, so that they can charge their electric cars through the green charger stations of electric vehicles of the authority, free of charge until December 31, 2021, provided that this is exclusively available at public charging stations, and not In home charging stations.
As for the owners of commercial vehicles belonging to governmental and semi-governmental institutions, companies, and agencies, they must pay a fee of 29 fils per kilowatt hour.
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