Egypt's launch of the first electric cars charging unit marked a great stride towards attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which call for boosting the use of clean energy.
The measure highlighted the strenuous efforts being exerted by Egypt to increase the use of renewable energy to 22% by 2020.
Under the first phase, Revolta Egypt - the company in charge of the project - will install 65 charging points in seven main governorates at about LE 18 million investments.
The eco-friendly electric cars are cost-effective with regard to maintenance.
The first charging unit was opened at a state-owned Wataniya gas station on the Cairo-Suez highway.
The company has previously announced that users of eco-friendly electric cars can easily charge their vehicles at Wataniya stations, shopping malls, roads, etc.
Revolta Egypt - a developer of electric charging infrastructure and other electric vehicle-related projects - is the first to put a complete plan to build the first electric vehicles’ infrastructure in Egypt.
The company conducted two years of researches and studies, more than 20000 Km of tests on Egyptian roads in addition to testing different types of chargers in order to decide the best combination of hardware and software which can be suitable for the Arab state.
The company seeks to push electric vehicles technology into the Egyptian market as soon as possible