Kuwait: Electric Vehicle Charger Regulations Issued

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Kuwait: Electric Vehicle Charger Regulations Issued

Alanba, 2 October 2022: Kuwait’s Minister of Works and Electricity, Water and Renewable Energy has issued a Decision on the technical specifications and rules regulating the use of electric vehicle chargers.

The Decision will be implemented 60 days after the Decision is published in the Official Gazette.

The first phase will start from the date the Decision comes into force. It will be in force until 31 December 2025.

The second phase will start on 1 January 2026 and end on 31 December 2030.

Under the Decision, vehicle charging equipment must not be installed near water sources such as a fountain, pond or water sprinkler.

Charging equipment must be installed in light places, and the charger’s dimensions and height must not obstruct traffic or impede the movement of disabled people.

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