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Importance of Accelerating EV Adoption To Reduce CO2 Emissions, Using Kenya As An Example

June 18th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

It's clear to see that by increasing the penetration of electric vehicles every year, EV adoption will displace a significant amount of CO2 in Kenya. Kenya’s grid is already powered by a generation mix that is 93% renewable, thanks to significant contributions from geothermal, hydropower, wind, and some utility-scale solar plants. And since 39% of CO2 emissions in Kenya are from the transport sector, the transition to electromobility is the best route to reducing these emissions


All Electric Taxi-Hailing Service Nopia Looks To Scale Up In Kenya

November 22nd, 2019 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

Nopia Ride, a taxi-hailing service that only uses electric cars is scaling up operations in Kenya. Nopia ran a pilot phase from August 2018 to March 2019. Three used Nissan Leafs imported from Japan and the United Kingdom were used in the pilot program. The pilot phase allowed the company to test its business case and showcase the business plan to potential investors with real trip data to validate its case



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