Rwanda’s E-Mobility Plan Moves A Step Further

A study conducted in 2018, revealed that vehicle emissions are the biggest contributor to poor air quality along busy roads at 60% thus in reducing this, the Government approved (in April 2021) a strategy for e-mobility to facilitate the promotion of electric vehicles.

This came with a commitment to invest $1 billion to convert 20% of vehicles to electric automobiles by 2030.

The above strategy is meant to enable Rwanda to make a shift from fossil fuel motor engine vehicles to electric ones (both cars and motorbikes) is in its infant stages with few private company-owned charging stations in Kigali such as Volkswagen and Ampersand which run electric vehicles (EV) business in Rwanda.

Read more: KT Press