Women’s Clean Energy Wednesday: Spotlight on Rwanda

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 00:56:29 +0000

On Wednesday, October 21, join C3E International and USAID’s Power Africa for Women’s Clean Energy Wednesday: International Spotlight on Rwanda

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UpriseEnergy Demonstrates Rapid-Deploy Wind+Battery Energy Solution In A Shipping Container

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:45:19 +0000

UpriseEnergy was the only wind innovation that passed my sniff test in 2013, and they’ve just delivered a solid win and demonstration. Onward and upward

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Siemens Seeks To Optimize Microgrid Solutions With New Building Management System Integration

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 20:46:00 +0000

Siemens is pushing into microgrid development with news of the launch of a new microgrid test bed at its New Jersey R&D facility. The Siemens Advanced Microgrid Research and Demonstration Lab will work to integrate more traditional power generation, storage, and management solutions with Siemen’s core solutions in the building automation and cloud platform space

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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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