Saudi Arabia: Requirements for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Announced

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Saudi Arabia: Requirements for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Announced

Almadina, 22 August 2022: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing has announced the technical requirements for electric vehicle charging stations.

The aim is to regulate the spatial and technical requirements of the sites.

Charging stations must be where people leave their cars for long periods, such as the parking lots of theatres, hotels and commercial complexes.

They can also be in train stations, parking lots of residential buildings and transportation stations.

There is a requirement to apply the technical standards and conditions issued by the Electricity and Cogeneration Regulatory Authority, in particular, the requirements of the Saudi Distribution Code, the regulatory framework for charging electric vehicles and the provisions of the Saudi Building Code.

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