November 21, 2023, Muscat: Taking a significant step forward in fostering sustainable mobility, Mall of Muscat, Oman’s premium shopping destination, has partnered with EVO, the Sultanate’s leading provider of EV charging solutions, to install state-of-the-art 22kw chargers. This initiative aims to energise the expanding electric vehicle community in the country, reinforcing both organisations’ commitment to a more sustainable future.
As part of the collaboration, a pair of advanced 22kw chargers are now operational in a specially designated area for electric vehicle charging within the mall. Plans are being developed to expand the range of charging stations available in the mall’s parking area soon.
Sustainability is an integral part of Mall of Muscat’s ethos, and it recognises the critical role it can play in promoting a greener, more sustainable future for Oman. From using energy-efficient systems to encouraging eco-friendly practices among its tenants/renters, Mall of Muscat is persistently striving to minimise its environmental footprint. Now by offering sustainable mobility options such as designated electric vehicle charging areas in its car park, Mall of Muscat aims to be a sustainability leader in the retail sector and make a significant contribution to wider environmental efforts across Oman.
A spokesperson for Mall of Muscat said, “We are happy to contribute meaningfully to the broader green initiatives taking shape across the country and enhancing our visitor experience. Partnering with EVO, a pioneer in the green transition, aligns perfectly with our mission. EVO’s extensive network of more than 80 charging stations nationwide is now enhanced by our own state-of-the-art charging facilities. These are all conveniently accessible through the EVO Oman mobile app, making the process of charging electric vehicles as effortless as possible. This collaboration is a testament to our ongoing commitment to promote sustainable mobility and environmental responsibility.”
A spokesperson for EVO said, “Mall of Muscat stands out for its exceptional shopping and entertainment offerings, as well as its dedication to sustainability. Collaborating with them on this green initiative is a perfect fit. This partnership underscores our commitment to delivering high-quality services to visitors and aligns seamlessly with Oman’s 2050 Net Zero goals.”
Mall of Muscat encourages its visitors to try out the newly installed charging stations and to keep backing projects that further the cause of a sustainable Oman.
Incorporating an expanse of approximately 200,000 square meters and providing more than 3000 parking spaces, the Mall boasts a substantial area. Beyond its shopping allure, Mall of Muscat presents a host of family-centric attractions, including a cinema, an entertainment zone, and other engaging features. Remarkably, it also hosts the Oman Aquarium, the largest and only public aquarium within the Sultanate. With an impressive array of 240+ brands spanning across fashion, lifestyle, sports, and electronics, Mall of Muscat offers an unparalleled luxurious experience.