1.4 Million Riders, 22 Million Rides Per Day: Kenya’s Fascinating Motorcycle Taxi Industry Ripe For Electrification

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 20:30:51 +0000

Several startups have set out to providw a new avenue for motorcycle taxi riders to lower their operating costs, increase their earnings, and ultimately build some savings by switching to electric motorcycles

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Revov South Africa Goes Big On Second-Life Batteries For Stationary Storage Applications

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:57:59 +0000

Revov South Africa is going big on second-life batteries for stationary storage applications.  

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It’s All In The Numbers! A Deep Dive Into ICE Motorcycle Fleet Data Convinces Kimosop & Co-Founder Steve To Start Ecobodaa Kenya

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 16:26:42 +0000

Motorcycle taxis are the most preferred mode of last-mile connectivity in East Africa. Unfortunately, motorcycle taxis in Africa’s urban cities are one of the main sources of pollution and chaos on the roads. By building a product that reduces the rider’s expenses in terms of maintenance, fueling, and asset acquisition of the motorcycle taxis, Ecobodaa hopes to build a more resilient and sustainable urban mobility solution

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Uganda-Based Bodawerk’s Electric Tractors, Motorcycle Conversion Kits, Threshing & Milling Machines Look Set To Transform Lives

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2020 18:00:16 +0000

The company’s mobility products are built from recycled and upcycled materials. Up to 90% of the materials used are sourced locally, with only the electric motors imported from China. They assemble their battery packs using the standard 18650 cells recovered from old laptops, which allows them to lower the costs of their products significantly to levels that are more affordable for their target market

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Northvolt & Hydro Team Up For EV Battery Recycling

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 17:00:53 +0000

Northvolt battery recyclingElectric cars and recycling are made for each other. Northvolt and others are working today on the battery anhd motor recycling systems of tomorrow.

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Israeli Startup UBQ Says It Has The Answer To Recycling & The Circular Economy

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:05:45 +0000

UBQ recycled plastic pelletsA start-up in a small town in Israel says it has developed a way to recycle plastic and ordinary refuse that could form the basis of a truly circular economy. The best part is it says it can be profitable — something most recycling schemes are not.

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TerraCycle Adds Loop To Its Circular Economy Repertoire

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 19:30:40 +0000

Loop toteCustomers can order products from a variety of companies that are shipped to them in returnable and reusable containers packed inside a reusable blue Loop container. When the products are consumed, the containers are placed inside a similar Loop container, picked up by UPS or other package delivery service, and returned to the point of origin for re-use. Customers pay a modest service fee of the use of the Loop container

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