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BasiGo’s Electric Buses Are Starting To Have A Big Impact on Kenya’s Bus Sector

BasiGo, one of Africa’s leading electric bus solution providers, has just secured $5 million in debt funding from British International Investment (BII). BII is the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor. The funding comes from BII’s Climate Innovation Facility, a catalytic program for accelerating climate innovation in emerging markets. … [continued]

BasiGo E9 Kubwa is a state of the art electric bus currently being deployed in both Kenya and Rwanda

Electric Buses in Kenya Create Greater Environmental Impact

While South American and Chinese cities have been generating a great deal of attention for the electrification of their public transport, East Africa is determined to not fall behind. The majority of electric buses are still in China, but the ones with the biggest impact may be those deployed in … [continued]

A RedLink COMET bus in LIMA Estates. (Photo from Aboitiz)

More Electric Buses Operated By Energy Producer Aboitiz Deployed In Philippine Urban Centers

Promoting sustainable transportation in the Philippines is difficult not only because of charging infrastructure but also because of heavy traffic and long transportation routes. Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV), part of Aboitiz Corporation, a Philippine energy producer that is also into banking and financial services, food, infrastructure, data science, and artificial … [continued]

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US & Kenya Sign $60 Million Connectivity Grant, Including Assistance For The Purchase Of Electric…

The Washington DC-based Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the Government of Kenya signed a $60 million Kenya threshold program agreement earlier this week. They say the program is designed to improve urban connectivity and promote economic growth in Kenya. MCC and the Government of Kenya jointly designed the Kenya threshold … [continued]

Electric Buses Charge On In September

Electric buses are a super important part of the EV transition. Most importantly (and obviously), they bring about significant environmental benefits by producing significantly lower emissions compared to traditional diesel buses. This helps reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to the fight against climate change. Immediate human health … [continued]