The Electricity Company Of Ghana & POBAD International Partner To Install EV Charging Stations In Ghana

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 21:06:46 +0000

POBAD has entered into a partnership with the national power utility company, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), to install EV charging stations across Ghana. POBAD has installed EV charging stations at the A&C Mall in East Legon and Stanbic Heights Mall in Accra. In the first phase of the project, POBAD will install a total of 200 chargers across southern Ghana

Read more

New UN Report Details Environmental Impacts of Export of Used Vehicles to Developing World

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 17:26:58 +0000

Millions of used cars, vans, and minibuses exported from Europe, the United States, and Japan to the developing world are of poor quality, contributing significantly to air pollution and hindering efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, according to a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

Read more

The 470-MW Floating Powership That Buoyed Ghana

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 04:08:00 +0000

The post The 470-MW Floating Powership That Buoyed Ghana appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Karpowership’s 470-MW floating power plant deployed at two locations in Ghana demonstrated how robust an impact the innovative “plug-and-play” electricity delivery model can have on a power-hungry country’s economy and society.

The post The 470-MW Floating Powership That Buoyed Ghana appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Solar Taxi Ghana Launches The Cherry Tiggo 3xe 480 EV SUV For Ghanaian Market

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 23:35:57 +0000

The first batch of Solar Taxi’s 10 Cherry Tiggo 3xe 480 EV SUVs have arrived in Ghana, and customers who had pre-ordered, as well as those who have signed expressions of interest, are now enjoying the first round of test drives before deliveries start in September

Read more

We Hope To See More Electric Buses On The Roads As More African Cities Move To Bus Rapid Transit Systems

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:55:05 +0000

As more and more cities start zoning in on the financial benefits of switching to electric buses, we hope they start to deploy more electric buses on their city routes. Some progress has been made across several countries

Read more

You Can Now Lease An All-Electric Sedan In Ghana For Just $160 Per Month!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 17:15:07 +0000

Driving electric in many African countries is a whole lot cheaper than driving ICE. Ghana, like many other African countries, has a very low motorization rate compared to most parts of the developed world. This presents a huge opportunity for another leapfrog moment where consumers can jump straight into the world of EVs, bypassing the ICE Age. 

Read more

VW’s Accra Factory Starts Production, & Toyota & Nissan Also Set To Open Plants This Year. We Hope They Add EVs Soon!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2020 16:25:59 +0000

Ghana’s new Automotive Development Policy has encouraged VW, Toyota, and Nissan to look into opening assembly plants in the country. The Ghana Automotive Development Policy provides the necessary framework to establish assembly and manufacturing capacity in Ghana. The initial focus will be on new passenger cars, SUVs, and light commercial vehicles which would include pickups, minibuses, and cargo vans. VW Ghana’s new vehicle assembly plant has already started production in Accra’s North Industrial Area

Read more

SolarTaxi’s Electric Motorcycles Charge Up Ghana’s On-Demand Delivery Market

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 16:08:08 +0000

Ghanaian startup SolarTaxi, an initiative started by Kumasi Hive through the partnership with the Mastercard Foundation in 2018, is scaling up its electric bike business

Read more

Uganda’s Kiira Motors: Electric Bus Pilot Program & Jinja EV Factory Construction Update

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 23:05:36 +0000

Ugandan electric vehicle manufacturing firm Kiira Motors wants to take advantage of all those clean electrons to power the transition to electromobility in Uganda and beyond. Kiira has also been running a pilot for its Kayoola Electric buses. We caught up with Kiira Motors CEO Mr. Paul Isaac Musasizi to find out how the pilot has gone so far

Read more

Ghana-born Catherine Addai on turning her passion into a successful clothing company with “hustle and heart”

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 18:40:21 +0000

Ghana-born Catherine Addai is CEO, designer and lead stylist of Toronto-based clothing label, Kaela Kay, which she describes as a lifestyle brand for the modern woman who wants to express her inner colours in an outward way. With a degree in Health Informatics, Addai worked in the corporate sector for a decade. In 2017, she […]

Read more