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21
Jun

Partners celebrate the construction of 2.6MW hydro project in Musanze

Musanze, Rwanda– On June 21st, 2017, the Minister of Infrastructure James Musoni, U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda Erica Barks-Ruggles, German Ambassador to Rwanda Dr. Peter Woeste and other project partners visited and celebrated the...

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10
Jun

REG has started upgrading Power Substation at Mukungwa Hydro Power Plant

Rwanda Energy Group (REG) has started upgrading power substations in various parts of the country to ensure efficiency of electricity supply and reduce losses throughout the transmission lines. This Saturday 10th June, during a tour with...

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17
May

REG and Symbion Power signs a power purchase agreement

The 25-year power purchase agreement for the 55-megawatt Methane Gas Project in Lake Kivu, Western Province, was signed on Tuesday in Kigali between Symbion Power chief executive Paul Hinks, REG chief executive Jean-Bosco Mugiraneza, and...

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10
May

RWANDA’S 80 MW PEAT TO POWER PLANT CONSTRUCTION KICKS OFF IN GISAGARA

This project is expected to increase 40% of national power capacity and it will bring more energy independence to the Country since it is meant to use 100% of domestic fuel leading to reduction of imports. The launching took place in...

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01
Jan

REG intensifies household and industrial electricity connections to improve livelihoods and meet National development targets

Access to safe, reliable and cost effective energy is essential in order to achieve the levels of growth defined in the national strategic documents. Energy is a critical productive sector input that can catalyze broader economic growth...

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07
Dec

MTN-Foundation donates 50M to support government initiatives

Kigali, 7th December, 2016- Under the auspices of supporting government initiatives, MTN Rwanda Foundation handed over 50Million Rwandan Francs to the Ministries of Infrastructure and Local Government. The event was held at the Ministry...

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23
Nov

Private Sector Participation in the Off-grid Micro-hydro Power development for Rural Development in Rwanda towards achieving Sustainable Energy for All

Kigali, 23rd November, 2016 - The Donor community in energy sector visited some of the on-going and completed projects to assess the progress and the operationalization of the completed projects. The donor community that conducted a site...

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22
Nov

YUMN Ltd Signs $350 Million Financing for construction of a peat to power plant of 80MW

Kigali, 22nd November, 2016- YUMN Ltd signed the financing documents with lenders meant to construct of  a peat to  power plant of 80 MW located in Mamba sector, Gisagara District/Southern Province. The event was officiated by the...

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01
Jul

EDCL partners with private players to boost power supply

Kigali, 1st July 2016 - Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL) has signed an agreement with off grid electrification companies to improve supply of electricity across the country. The companies are Mobisol, NESELTEC and NOTS. The...

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