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Solar-powered electric tricycles

Delivering electric mobility and off-grid electric power to the poorest populations

April 2020
Gallery Solar-powered electric tricycles 1
Gallery Solar-powered electric tricycles 1
01.

Identification

Solar-E-Cycle provides affordable mobility and power to the poorest populations on the planet by implementing a network at small franchises to rapidly lease millions of vehicles.

By providing solar energy, GPS, GSM, Electric mobility, ebike technology, PAYGo and IoT through small franchised businesses, this solution aims to reduce the lack of clean, smart and affordable mobility solutions. Addressing the predominant use of fossil fuel engines either for transportation or the power sector, as well as unhealthy and dangerous kerosene lamps, this solution provides electric mobility and off-grid electricity with solar energy. Each tricycle is equipped with an onboard data collection and power management system to optimize vehicle performance. Thanks to its business model, this solution enables rapid deployment at low costs while offering a sustainable alternative to fossil fuel engines.

Label Date April 2020
From Kenya
Maturity stage Small scale commercialization
Looking For Visibility; Funding opportunities; Partnership opportunities; Credibility

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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02.

The environmental benefits

  • Each vehicle saves up to 3,4 t CO2-eq during its lifetime
  • Up to 1500 Wh per day of solar power
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Payback time reached after 18 months
04.

Activity Region

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Africa

Kenya, Morocco,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

Solar E-Cycles Kenya Ltd

Empowering people through sustainable mobility and access to renewable energy.

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Headquarters 7 Diani Cl, Nairobi, Kenya
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