These sharp innovators come from western Kenya, which they say has a problem with grid electricity, therefore solar power is the main alternative, what they did is to set up a power-station containing 40 solar photovoltaic units where by each generates 250 watts of electricity, which are stored in batteries, after the strong invertors will transform the energy to what the motorcycle needs.
The motorcycle uses a small fitting rechargeable battery and if its fully charged, it can run about 70kms, then it will returned back to the power-station for recharge, they use more than one battery incase if they are to move many times a day.Follow @newslexpoint
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Lucky enough, their Ecotran technology was successfully tasted on three motorcycles in Nyakach, Kisumu Country early 2015, the project is expanding and more motorcycles are being powered.
Pfoofy Solar manager, Robert Achoge said they were given $100,000 by the United States African Development Fund and Power Africa for their wonderful innovative job, therefore, that is the money they’re using to upscale the project.
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