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eMobility Forum to help lay foundation for a smart future

eMobility Forum to assist lay foundation for a wise future

The eMobility Forum aims to assist the nation lay the foundations for a wise, electric, connected and autonomous low-carbon mobility future.

This year the EVRT requires participants across UAE and Oman more than two,000km, beginning in Abu Dhabi on January 17 and culminating in Dubai on January 24 – all with out making use of a single drop of petrol.

The very first day of the trip will begin with World Future Energy Summit Mobility Forum in Abu Dhabi, stopping in Sheikh Zayed Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque as nicely as participating in a drag race at the Yas Marina Circuit.

On the second day, participants will head for Muscat covering more than 500km followed by Wadi Shab, taking in the picturesque surrounding as nicely acquiring an chance to take a dip in the wadi.

On January 20, Muscat will host the eMobility Forum exactly where crucial government dignitaries and business selection makers in Oman will share their insights and encourage favourable policy in the adoption of wise mobility.

It will see a discussion on the Future of eMobility in Oman: Challenges and Opportunities. A keynote presentation will be created by Qais al Zakwani, executive director, Authority for Electricity Regulation (AER).

In November final year, AER released the findings of the study it had commissioned to assess the regulatory framework for electric autos in Oman and the implications for the country’s power management.

In Zakwani’s presentation, crucial findings as nicely as the challenges, possibilities, strengths and shortfalls will be discussed and what they imply for Oman more than the coming years.

Dr Oualid Ali, director, Training and Smart Solutions Center, GUtech, will make a keynote presentation on the challenges of the adoption of electric autos in Oman. “As examples of such challenges, I would like to mention the so-called ‘government buy-in’, in terms of regulation and the ‘citizen buy-in’ and adoption of electric vehicles and the infrastructure upgrade such as charging stations.”

Sanjeev Madavi, head of Technology, Asyad, will also speak at the forum. “The forum will help the country lay the foundations for a smart, electric, connected and autonomous low-carbon mobility future.”

From Muscat, the electric autos will head for Fujairah in the UAE, a drive of more than 400km, and then to Jebel Jais, Ras al Khaimah and Musandam, culminating in Dubai. On January 24 and 25, Dubai will also host the eMobility Forum and Festival.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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