EkoRent, Strathmore University sign agreement to expand charging access for electric vehicles in Nairobi

By Opeyemi Babalola  EkoRent Africa (EkoRent), a business supported by PIDG company InfraCo Africa and EEP Africa, has signed a Solar Charging Project Collaboration agreement with Strathmore Energy Research Centre through Strathmore Research and Consultancy Centre, establishing a framework for setting up Kenya’s first Nopea SolarHub Electric Vehicle Charging Station. EkoRent operates NopeaRide, an all-electric taxi-hailing service in the city with 14 grid-tied charging points in six locations across Nairobi: the new solar hub will now enable its vehicles to also charge their batteries using the power of the sun.…

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