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E-mobility in Sub-Saharan Africa: Electric Two Wheelers Gaining Momentum

CleanTech Group

The term micromobility, for most, conjures up the image of electric scooters and bike-sharing programs that have become ubiquitous across most of Europe. The post E-mobility in Sub-Saharan Africa: Electric Two Wheelers Gaining Momentum appeared first on Cleantech Group.

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? Alterra’s $30B bridge for climate financing #176

Climate Tech VC

Near-term commitments include 6 GW of clean energy in India alongside considerations for wind and solar in Africa and rural electrification in Latin America. 🛵 Baaz Bikes , a New Delhi, India-based electric scooter manufacturer, raised $8M in Series A funding from Big Capital, Rakuten Capital, Kalaari Capital, and 9Unicorns.

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? Africa’s inaugural climate summit #165

Climate Tech VC

The summit also sought to highlight Africa as a destination for climate investments, rather than viewing the continent as predominantly a victim of droughts, famines, and floods. More domestic refining and processing of the raw materials for batteries and other critical mineral deposits located in Africa.

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Two- and three-wheel EVs delivering more emissions reduction than cars

Charged

In India, Hero MotoCorp offers an electric scooter for under $1,800. His company operates some 60 electric motorcycle taxis, locally known as boda-bodas , on the roads in Nairobi. There’s a quiet revolution now in Kenya driving this transformation for the future.” Ride-sharing companies such as Ola are beginning to electrify.

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Is There Really “Structural Overcapacity” of EVs & Solar that “the World Cannot Absorb”?

CleanTechnica

Last week, China’s President, Xi Jinping, was in Paris, France. Again, there were calls for China to address “Structural Overcapacity” that “will lead to Chinese EVs flooding Europe.” The loudest call came from Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, who said “China continues to massively support its.

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Bboxx Wants To Scale Its Reach 10X To Benefit 36 Million People By 2028

CleanTechnica

Bboxx is a data-driven super platform that is working to help transform lives by unlocking potential through connecting consumers and deploying innovative products across Africa. Following its successful acquisition of solar energy frontrunner PEG Africa in 2022, Bboxx is now positively impacting the lives of more than 3.6

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Bolt Partners With M-KOPA To Launch Electric Motorcycle Fleet In Kenya — Will Deploy 5,000 Electric Motorcycles Within 3 Years

CleanTechnica

Bolt, a leading on-demand mobility company in Africa, in collaboration with M-KOPA, a leading African fintech platform, today announced the launch of its electric bike fleet in Kenya. Through this partnership, new and existing drivers will have the opportunity to lease ROAM and Ampersand electric motorbikes at a discounted price.