To support EV integration in the UAE
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, launched the Dubai Green Mobility Initiative as part of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050. This strategy aims to transform Dubai into a sustainable and clean city by 2025 by implementing standards, guidelines, facilities, incentives. Electric Vehicles UAE will support the introduction of EV infrastructure and facilities, regulations, standardizations and mandates.
Electric Vehicles UAE is an interactive conference that will take place on the 26-27 September 2017 in Dubai, UAE. It will provide a platform for the government authorities, consultants, owners and developers, transport experts, international and regional organisations, researchers, universities and EV technology providers to share intelligence related to new regulations. The event will discuss the promotion of the use of EV through incentives, new infrastructures to support the transition a clean and sustainable city and to match Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 goals.
Dubai: a clean, smart and sustainable city
Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have invested in 300 hybrid taxis which represents 6% of the total taxi fleet. They are working to convert 50% of the taxi fleet to hybrid cars by 2021. DEWA have already implemented 100 electric-car charging stations in Dubai (budget allocated AED 10 million). A mandate has been issued that 10 % of the government investment in new vehicles will be electric and hybrid cars by 2020.
The UAE Presidents office has launched the ‘EV Accelerator Initiative’ to remove the barriers associated with introduction of EV in the UAE. The CEO of Masdar announced that the UAE is investing $15 Billion in Clean Energy Company to create a “Silicon Valley of Cleantech”.
For further information about the conference, please visit www.electricvehiclesuae.com