M a r k e t N e w s

Kenya Power to Install EV charging Stations in Nairobi and Nakuru

Posted on : Friday , 12th August 2022

The state-owned company Kenya Power has announced the installation of charging stations throughout the country. The operation will start in the capital Nairobi and Nakuru County.


In Kenya, the electricity distribution company Kenya Power wants to support the development of sustainable mobility through the deployment of charging stations for electric vehicles on a national scale. The cities of Nairobi and Nakuru will be the 1st beneficiaries of this project.


The facilities, which will be operational by year 2023, will power 50,000 buses and 2 million motorbikes with electricity supplied by Kenya Power. These stations will contribute to the explosion of the electric vehicle market in Kenya.


In this context, Kenya Power’s alternative is intended to be less expensive for drivers, as the company estimates that an electric minibus travelling about 200 km (at 120 kWh) per day in Nairobi consumes only 2,400 Kenyan shillings ($20) in energy. To carry out this strategy for developing green mobility in Kenya, the state-owned company headed by Rosemary Oduor is giving itself 6 months “to assess the potential and complexity of the electric mobility ecosystem before large-scale implementation throughout the country”.


Kenya Power, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2022, also plans to develop geo-mapping software to enable electric car drivers to locate the nearest charging point. This project joins that of Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen). The electricity producer recently installed a charging station for electric vehicles in the capital Nairobi.


Source : www.abafnz.com
Featured Companies
  • dubaiexporters.com

Complete List  

Advertisers in previous issue:

  • Air Conditioning Hire
  • Automatic brick manufacturing machines
  • IAC understand your system requirements, and can offer valuable input, be it design, consulting, training, or technical support.
  • Hevt Duty Machinery
  • Manufacturer of heavy duty machinery
  • Multi feedstock batch processing biodiesel equipment
  • At A J Charnaud & Co (Pty) Ltd we are committed to the safety & satisfaction of our customers
  • Bakery Equipment, Flour Mill, Bread Improver, Dried Fruit Processing machine
  • Leading manufactures and expoters of the electronic products
  • Engineering Expo, is Indias largest multi-location trade show on manufacturing
  • Manufacturing and marketing "aira" brand Valve Automation Products
  • Anya energy limited is accredited with ISO 9001 certification for Quality Management System and our products are recognized and certified by Bureau of Indian Standards
  • Manufacturer & Trader of coil winding machines, toroidal coil winding machines, wire bunching machines, complete winding solution
  • Suppliers of generators for every application
  • Manufacturers & Exporters of hand tools, garden tools & leatheer tool pouches.
  • Industrial  machinery
  • Lavorwash is a world-leader in manufacturing high pressure cleaners and vacuum cleaners for household and professional use.
  • South African incinerator and cremator designer and manufacturer making significant inroads into overseas markets.
  • Seco actively contributes to improving your productivity and competitiveness in metal cutting machining.
  • YorPower Kenya was established in 2002. From our headquarters in Nairobi we sell Diesel Generators manufactured by our parent company,
  • Solarway is a forward thinking creative think tank that develops personalised and sustainable power solutions for people with limited or no access to power.
  • A world leading name in Heat Transfer Technology
  •  SOVEMA is the worldwide leading supplier of machinery for lead-acid battery production.
Afrotrade International Marketing, Tel: +971-50-6285684
© 1998-2022 Afrotrade