SANTA CLARA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / July 1, 2021 / SPI Energy Co., Ltd. (“SPI Energy” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SPI), a global renewable energy company and provider of solar storage and electric vehicle (EV) solutions for business, residential, government, logistics and utility customers and investors, today announced its wholly owned EdisonFuture, Inc. (“EdisonFuture”) subsidiary acquired the assets of Shared Technologies, Inc, with website RideZoomers.com, expanding the company’s offerings into the growing electric scooter market.
Established in Seattle in 2019 as a scooter-sharing startup, RideZoomers pivoted to a direct-to-consumer and hardware business model in 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Its Zoomer scooter, a premium, all-electric, long-range, bike-lane legal scooter with a timeless design, is best-in-class with a 30-mph top speed, 30 miles range per charge, and six-hour full-recharge time. This company is now cashflow positive and on track to generate more revenue with that growing business.
“This is an exciting new market and significant growth opportunity,” stated Mr. Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of SPI Energy. “With our vast industry knowledge, strong relationships, and significant financial capabilities, I am confident we can rapidly scale operations around this great product while producing the best customer experience.”
The electric scooter market is expected to reach $644.5 billion globally by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 29.4%, according to a June 2021 report from Meticulous Research.
About SPI Energy
SPI Energy Co., Ltd. (SPI) is a global renewable energy company and provider of solar storage and electric vehicle (EV) solutions for business, residential, government, logistics and utility customers and investors. The Company provides a full spectrum of EPC services to third-party project developers, as well as develops, owns and operates solar projects that sell electricity to the grid in multiple countries, including the U.S., the U.K., Greece, Japan and Italy. The Company has its US headquarters in Santa Clara, California and maintains global operations in Asia, Europe, North America and Australia. SPI is also targeting strategic investment opportunities in green industries such as battery storage and charging stations, leveraging the Company’s expertise and growing base of cash flow from solar projects and funding development of projects in agriculture and other markets with significant growth potential.
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