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, which aims to transform Dubai into a sustainable and clean city by 2025 by implementing standards, guidelines, facilities, incentives. The Ministry of Energy and key transportation and utility stakeholders are collaborating on policy, projects, initiatives and plans for investment to implement electric vehicle (EV) use. 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 and DEWA have already implemented 100 electric-car charging stations in Dubai (budget allocated AED 10 million).
Electric Vehicles UAE is a specialised conference that will take place on 26-27 September 2017 in Dubai, UAE. This conference will support the introduction of EV infrastructure and facilities, regulations, standardizations and mandates. 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 to be implemented in 2017. 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.
For more information and to register: http://www.electricvehiclesuae.com/