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Day two of the Enlit Africa digital event on 27 October gathered a diverse mix of speakers to talk about everything from the resilience of municipal energy structures to how fairly and equitably digital access is to available to everyone.
October is Mobility Month in Africa and, in my opinion, this fits neatly into World Habitat Day as our lives revolve around getting from A (usually your home) to B (mostly a place of doing business).
Electric vehicles in the taxi industry should be a priority, “as in Gauteng alone 23% of passenger transport carbon emissions come from taxis," says Vuyi Majola, the former business manager of SANTACO Gauteng and the current CEO at Ubunye Capital.
The ultimate goal of a Smart City is transformational: to achieve enhanced quality of life for citizens and deliver tangible benefits at national, provincial and municipal levels while leveraging our natural resources judiciously.
uYilo eMobility, an initiative of the Technology Innovation Agency to enable, facilitate and mobilise electric vehicle mobility in South Africa, has launched their 2021 uYilo Kick Start Fund. The fund, for eMobility and related projects, aims to assist projects in this sector reach commercialisation into the market.
Enel Foundation contributed to a discussion around infrastructure and networks for Smart Cities and the role of electric vehicles in the energy transition.
Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) in partnership with BMW SA unveiled EV charging stations across three of ACSA’s airports in the country.
International automakers BMW, Hyundai, the allied Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi brands, jet-maker Lear, and others have invested $100m into an Israel-based mobility fund.