Charging Ahead – Accelerating e-mobility in Africa
Electric motorcycles are set to be a dominant force in sub-Saharan Africa’s sustainable mobility transformation. Two-wheelers are quicker and more easily maneuverable than four-wheeled vehicles, especially across sub-Saharan Africa, where countries often have poor-quality roads. Motorcycles also provide stable income opportunities. This report from PREO, the Powering Renewable Energy Opportunity programmes outlines the market opportunity for e-motorcycles to become a driving force in the African e-mobility sector and examines how three PREO-supported companies – Roam (previously Opibus), Mobile Power and Zembo – are successfully addressing some of the barriers, and together are providing the solutions needed to support an enabling ecosystem to accelerate progress across the entire sector.