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Tuesday, 21 February 2023

There’s a lot of EV action across the region

Croatian Koncar and Saudi’s Al Massa could build EV chargers in Egypt: Croatian electrical equipment manufacturer Koncar could establish a factory for manufacturing EV chargers in Egypt, the Egyptian cabinet said in a statement on Sunday. This came during talks between Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly and representatives of Koncar and Saudi contractor Al Massa Group, which acts as Koncar’s local agent. Al Massa Chairman Al Sharif Saud said the firms are also considering manufacturing electrical components for power transmission infrastructure.


  • A delegation from Dubai’s Water and Electricity Authority (Dewa) is in Lithuania to meet with spacecraft engineering company NanoAvionics to follow up on the development of a nanosatellite intended to support the digitalization the country’s power networks and facilitate the roll-out of smart grids and EV charging stations. Dewa plans to launch the new technology later this year. (Dubai Media Office)
  • Saudi researchers have invented manufacturing tech for EV batteries that can bring down charging time to 12 minutes and weigh 20% less than their traditional counterparts. (Saudi Press Agency)

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