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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]

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BasiGo Awarded $1.5 Million Grant From USAID To Scale Up Clean Public Transport In Rwanda

BasiGo, an e-mobility company that is working on bringing the future of clean, electric public transport to sub-Saharan Africa, recently announced that its first two electric buses designated for Rwanda, BasiGo’s second market in East Africa, have arrived and are now their way to Kigali, Rwanda. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, … [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]

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EvChaja & BasiGo Collaborate With Kenya Airways To Facilitate An Electric Bus Ride For The…

Kenya Airways (KQ) is participating in the second edition of the Sustainable Flight Challenge (TSFC), an initiative of SkyTeam. The initiative is a friendly competition between SkyTeam member airlines. A Kenyan Airways Boeing 787-800 (B787-8) Dreamliner took off from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol yesterday morning, and … [continued]

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The First EV Charging Station Connected To Kenya’s New E-Mobility Tariff Has Been Launched

Kenya’s Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) recently approved new electricity tariffs effective April 1st. As part of this latest tariff review, EPRA introduced a special tariff regime for the electric mobility sector. The new e-mobility tariff has been set at 16 Kenyan shillings for energy consumption up to 15,000 … [continued]