Driving Electric In Africa Is A Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving ICE: Part 3

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:30:15 +0000

We continue with our push to show that driving electric in Africa can be a whole lot cheaper than driving ICE. How cheap? In some cases, driving electric is as good as driving for free thanks some really cheap residential electricity tariffs in several countries

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Driving Electric In Africa Is A Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving ICE: Part 2

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 18:05:03 +0000

Africa’s highest mileage BMW i3. Shaun Maidment’s i3 has done 252 000 km (Courtesy of evCrowdRoute)One of the best ways to reduce emissions going forward is not to restrict the importation of used vehicles but to simply shift to cleaner and safer used vehicles. Used vehicles tend to come in at price points that are more affordable for the target market in most of these African countries

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Affordable Electric Micro-Mobility Solutions Are Empowering Low Income Communities In Kenya

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:02:04 +0000

electric micro-mobility KenyaAffordable electric micro-mobility solutions can make a huge difference. That is what Linccell Technology Kenya wants to do in Kenya. It wants to be the “inclusive” eMobility company building robust electric wheelchairs, bicycles, and scooters that are suitable for local conditions and built to handle the local roads, which are not always as good as the main roads

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Renewable Energy Is Electrifying COVID-19 Isolation Centers In Nigeria

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 03:30:39 +0000

The COVID-19 pandemic has upturned our 21st century existence, wreaking havoc on both social and cultural norms and our way of life. It has also crippled the global economy and continues to impact diverse business sectors and industries — travel, transportation, education, and manufacturing

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Forget “Tesla Killers,” This Renault K-ZE Could Be An ICE Killer!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 19:26:08 +0000

Buying this brand new small EV over a used Nissan Leaf would obviously make more sense as this will come with warranties as well as a much improved battery pack. Early Nissan Leafs are famous for the much publicized battery degradation issues. Africa isn’t a priority for most OEMs, but if we could get the new Renault K-ZE on this side, it could be a gamechanger

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EVs & PV — A Match Made In Heaven

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 02:00:40 +0000

We recently looked at how distributed solar systems are enabling electromobility in rural Zimbabwe. Electric motorcycles and three-wheelers will transform rural communities and improve the lives of women and children in these communities

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Solar+Storage Virtual Power Plant Coming To Shreveport, Louisiana

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 03:40:37 +0000

Heila Technologies is deploying a new solar and storage platform in Shreveport, Louisiana. SimpliPhi Power, an American manufacturer of lithium-ion energy storage systems, has teamed up with Heila Technologies to deploy the intelligent energy storage + solar systems. Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) is also supporting the project

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Zimbabwe Is Literally Burning Its Hard-Earned Foreign Currency!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 03:19:31 +0000

Zimbabwe has been experiencing a prolonged petrol and diesel shortage for 3 years and counting, with no solution in sight. The country is struggling to raise foreign currency to import these fossil fuels, so spending 30% of its hard-earned foreign currency by literally burning it in ICE vehicles is just crazy!

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Teslabjorn’s Facebook Post Highlights The Startling Norway-Zimbabwe Paradox

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 18:06:58 +0000

Bjorn Nyland (aka Teslabjorn) wanted to use the PlugShare App as a map for one of his now famous electric road trips, but he realized the map would just be too cluttered, as Norway has a lot of fast chargers! Ah yes, first world problems, in Bjorn’s words

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Zimbabwe Family Shows That Even With 18-Hour Daily Grid Outages, Most People Could Live Comfortably With An EV

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 17:35:56 +0000

Brendan’s family had the honor of being the first to register an electric car in Zimbabwe. 35,000 km later, we caught up with Brendan Wright to find out what it’s like to live with an EV in Zimbabwe

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