Kenya’s E-Mobility start-up, BasiGo has launched a high-power DC Fast charging station for electric buses in Buru Buru. BasiGo promises to bring clean electric transport to all parts of Nairobi.
The Buruburu station will serve electric buses operated by OMA Services and Embassava SACCO. It can charge 6 electric buses simultaneously. Moreover, this station is projected to be the charge station for 25 electric buses by the end of the year.
This is not the first station for electric buses, BasiGo has 2 other charging sites in operation at Embakasi and Kikuyu. The new Buru Buru charging station makes it 3 for the rapidly growing start-up.
Moreover, the station is the first to be connected after the new E-mobility tariff approved by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) in March.
The E-mobility tariff provides low-cost power for electric vehicle charging during night-time hours.
In the new tariffs that took effect in April, EPRA…