First EV charging station opens in northwest Tehran

Financial Tribune – Mapna Group opened Iran’s first electric vehicle charging station at Tehran’s iconic Milad Tower on Wednesday.

Built over 700 square meters, the station in the northwest of the capital includes a 43-kilovolt alternating current (AC) charger plus a fast charger working under the Chademo Protocol, a trade name of a quick charging method for electric vehicles which suits Japanese and Korean EVs such as KIA, Nissan, and Mitsubishi.

The station also includes a 4.7-kv slow charger as well as a 5.5-kv charger, which can be used by electric motorcycles, Abbas Aliabadi the managing director of Mapna told the inauguration ceremony attended by Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi.