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Electric transport offers Kenya a way out of its fuel crises. Power supply for electric car charging.
  • Kenya Power is at the center of electric motorization as it has to ensure adequate and reliable electricity supply to spur the growth of this nascent industry.
  • GIZ is keen to help Kenya develop a framework that will support a coordinated approach toward the implementation of electric motorization in the country.
  • Kenya Power has already announced plans to phase out fossil fuel-powered vehicles and motorbikes from its fleet in favour of electric-powered ones.

Kenya’s ambitious goal to expand the Electric Vehicles (EVs) market has received backing from the Germany government, in what could help the East African nation fast-track adoption of the environmentally friendly units.

More than 300 experts drawn from the energy, finance, and transport sectors, as well as county governments, development partners, and the private sector will meet in Nairobi for an e-mobility conference scheduled for February 7-8. The forum will focus on the road map for electric …