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e-Car Namibia Looks To Scale EV Conversions In Namibia

June 8th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

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. 


MellowVans’ Cool Electric Delivery Vehicles Look To Power The Global Last Mile Delivery Market

April 21st, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

Stellenbosch-based MellowVans seeks to help firms across the globe in this space in their quest to unlock operational efficiencies and cost savings by providing them with low cost and emission-free transport. MellowVans develops, manufactures, and leases electric three-wheeler cargo vans that appear to hit the sweet spot of the delivery vehicle market


E-Bikes4Africa’s SunCycles Ramp Up Delivery Service To Weather The Coronavirus Storm

April 7th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

Namibian e-bike startup ebikes4africa has been on a steady growth path over the past 5 years. The business model rightly focused on customer segments characterized by a high utilization rate of vehicles. The startup targeted entrepreneurs in the food vending industry, pharmacies that regularly make delivery runs, and those entrepreneurs using bikes as taxis. They also found off takers in the wildlife protection industry and more prominently in the tourism industry where e-fatbike tours offer an eco-tourism experience


Hydropower In Africa: An Overview

June 1st, 2019 | by David Zarembka

Hydropower has great attractions for Africa. First like coal, nuclear, hydropower, and geothermal are base load power. Except for South Africa, which is highly dependent on coal and its two nuclear power plants, there are no other nuclear power plants in Africa and very few coal plants. So along with geothermal power in Kenya, hydropower is the main source of baseload power



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