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Sea-curity for Reefs

Katie Marie
November 4, 2022

Stimulated by a desire to safeguard marine ecosystems and coral reefs, MBA student Aly Mohamed introduced Egypt’s first electric water scooter that uses only 3 kilowatts of electricity for a full one-hour charge, saving 8 tons of carbon dioxide emissions for every 100 hours. This stands in contrast to a traditional water scooter, which can guzzle 35 liters of gasoline per hour, with each liter emitting 2.3 kg of CO2. 

The electricity needed to fully charge the electric water scooter’s lithium-ion battery costs only EGP 6 at current prices, and Mohamed’s team is exploring AI applications to extend battery life.

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