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Electricity

How Solar Energy is Changing Lives In Rural Rwanda But Challenges Remain

How Solar Energy is Changing Lives In Rural Rwanda But Challenges Remain

Rwanda will next week host the 7th edition of the Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo (GOGSFE) in Kigali city from 18th to 20th October 2022, attracting over 800…

Rwanda Energy Group on Task to Meet 2024 Electricity Targets

Rwanda Energy Group on Task to Meet 2024 Electricity Targets

Rwanda Energy Group (REG) Limited has reappeared before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to respond to the Auditor General’s queries with the hope to meet the country’s access…

Construction of 43 MW Nyabarongo II Hydropower Plant to Start This Week

Construction of 43 MW Nyabarongo II Hydropower Plant to Start This Week

Groundbreaking for construction of the 43.5 Megawatts Nyabarongo II hydropower plant is due Saturday May 21, the Minister of Infrastructure(Mininfra) has said. According to earlier reports, the plant…

Rwanda Gets Boost in Ambitious Electricity Targets

Rwanda Gets Boost in Ambitious Electricity Targets

The Ministry of Infrastructure and the Belgian embassy in Rwanda have inaugurated an energy project which will increase access to electricity for Rwandan citizens. The electricity project funded under the…

Finally: Last Sector Without Electricity Connected

Finally: Last Sector Without Electricity Connected

It has been a long journey and some would think that it is a luxury, but, having electricity is now becoming a dream come true across all sectors of Rwanda…

Gisagara: Peat-to-Power Plant set to Generate 40MW by March 2021

Gisagara: Peat-to-Power Plant set to Generate 40MW by March 2021

HQ Power, the company behind a project to transform peat into power says it will release 40MW into the national grid by March 2021.  Dominique Gubbini, the General Manager of…

Rwanda Gets More Funding to Roll out 2024 Electricity Access Targets

Rwanda Gets More Funding to Roll out 2024 Electricity Access Targets

Rwanda and the Republic of Korea have signed a financing agreement worth Rwf64 billion ($66.2 million) to reinforce Rwanda’s power transmission and grid expansion. The deal was signed…

Rwanda Parliament Finds Land Wrangles Among Gov’t Enterprises

Rwanda Parliament Finds Land Wrangles Among Gov’t Enterprises

Parliament has recommended an investigation in land related issues in which both citizens and government claim land ownership thus creating an increase in land disputes and cases of compensation. A…

Rwanda Celebrates One Million On-Grid Connections

Rwanda Celebrates One Million On-Grid Connections

Rwanda Energy Group (REG) is today celebrating the one million clients’ connection on national grid as part of its efforts to ensure 100% access to electricity by 2024. REG has…

How Costly is Rwanda’s Electricity? RURA to Release New Tariffs

How Costly is Rwanda’s Electricity? RURA to Release New Tariffs

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) will this afternoon announce new electricity tariffs – with expectations getting high over a possible downward move. The current electricity tariffs used were announced in August…

Rwanda to Connect Ten Sectors without Electricity by June 2020

Rwanda to Connect Ten Sectors without Electricity by June 2020

The remaining ten sectors without electricity in Rwanda will be connected on the national grid by June next year, Ministry of Infrastructure has revealed. The 10 unconnected sectors are among…