When Dubai brought in electric vehicles, it changed the commuting game for many! The commuters simply loved it. In fact, we could easily say it was one of the best low-cost transport inventions in the UAE. With increasing facilities, you can now own an electric vehicle instead of renting one. Don’t fret over its charging as Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) serves over 300 charging stations in the Emirate.
A Guide For Your Electric Vehicle Charging Stations In Dubai
Owning an electric car has numerous advantages under Dubai’s Green Mobility Strategy. What are the locations of these charging stations? For your convenience, you can search for the nearby electric charging stations on the website or download the DEWA app. You can also search for the nearby electric charging stations on Google or Apple Maps.
How To Charge Your EV?
- Scan your EV Green Charger Card and choose a charging port. There are two ports on each charging station.
- Connect one end of the charging wire to the port you’ve chosen.
- Connect the charging cord to the other end of your vehicle.
- The status light on the station will turn blue, indicating that the automobile is charging.
- Your phone will notify you of the charge’s status. Scanning your EV Green Charger Card and pressing the ‘STOP’ button on the charger once the car has fully charged, or as charged as needed,
- Next, exit your vehicle and reconnect the cable to the charging port by pressing the ‘EXIT’ button.
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A fee of 29 fils per kWh will apply. Even if an electric vehicle is not specifically registered with DEWA, it is still eligible for charging. But for unregistered vehicles will have to pay different charges compared to the registered vehicles. The prices applicable start from 3.35 AED for 30 mins and go up to 45.68 AED.