Electric SUVs Could Be The Most Important Segment In Africa

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:06:16 +0000

It’s very common for small African countries to have governments with at least 30 ministers and an equal number of deputy ministers. Quite fascinating really, considering much bigger economies have fewer than 15 ministers

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Study: Driving Tesla Model 3 Is Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving Petrol Vehicles In 23 African Countries

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 04:58:24 +0000

Image: A Tesla Model 3 on show at a Shopping Centre in the United Kingdom. Picture by Keith KuhudzaiThe transition to electromobility is well underway. In fact, it is happening much faster than most people think. EV market share figures are starting to look quite nice in many markets in the developed world

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10 Bonus Solar News Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:16:35 +0000

There was plenty of positive solar energy news this month. Aside from the 63 solar stories we’ve published so far, below are 10 more stories that seem worth looking at even though we didn’t take time to explore them in detail

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7 ICE Killers We Would Really Like To See In Africa To Help End The ICE Age!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 03:40:20 +0000

Accelerating EV adoption is one of the best ways to reduce carbon emissions, since the transport sector is one of the major contributors of carbon emissions. We recently looked at how increasing the penetration of EVs in Kenya can also help improve air quality and reduce CO2 emissions

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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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Pretoria-Based BLUEPLUG Charges Up South Africa’s EV Market (Interview)

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 18:00:16 +0000

We were excited to have an opportunity to have a discussion with BLUEPLUG Electrical, one of South Africa’s largest EV charging infrastructure installation companies. We caught up with Peter Ras, owner of BLUEPLUG, to answer some questions

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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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e-Car Namibia Looks To Scale EV Conversions In Namibia

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 16:40:01 +0000

EV conversions around the world have traditionally been taken up as a hobby by EV enthusiasts or by small boutique garages restoring classic cars. But we are starting to see more firms in Africa looking at EV conversions on a commercial scale. e-Car Namibia is looking at jumpstarting the Namibian EV commercial conversion market. 

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Drivelectric Kenya’s Partnership With Food Delivery Firm Greenspoon Shows Why Electric Vans Are Perfect for Kenya

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 02:25:14 +0000

Greenspoon, Kenya’s first artisan online food store, has partnered with Drivelectric, Kenya’s e-mobility solution provider, to electrify its fleet of delivery vehicles

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VAYA Africa Launches VAYA Electric, Positions Itself For Growth Across Africa

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 29 May 2020 21:40:48 +0000

We recently looked at how evCrowdRoute and GridCars are rolling out EV charging networks in South Africa. Now VAYA Africa, a Mauritius-registered Transportation as a Service (TaaS) company, has launched an electric vehicle service in South Africa’s northern neighbor, Zimbabwe

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