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08
Sep

Rwanda to promote private sector participation towards stimulation of solar innovations and massive outreach

8 September 2020: Minister of Infrastructure, Honourable. Claver Gatete participated in the Inaugural Virtual Session of the First World Solar Technology Summit hosted by International Solar Alliance (ISA) in New Delhi, India.  

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26
Aug

Ngoma: Residents of Gatonde got access to electricity 

People living in Gatonde Cell, Kibungo Sector, in Ngoma District have got access to on-grid electricity and are now jubilating as this is a good opportunity for them to start new businesses and develop themselves. 

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06
May

Off-grid electrification helping to achieve Rwanda’s energy targets

In line with the Rwanda’s economic development targets, the country is projecting a 100% access to electricity by 2024 as it is a crosscutting driver of economic growth. Given that the grid expansion will take time to reach all...

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04
Apr

Rural electrification transforming lives of Burera residents

From 2015 to 2018 households accessing electricity has tripled. He said that there were 8,050 households with electricity in 2015 and that this number increased to over 26,000 households in 2018. 21,000 households of them are connected...

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01
Apr

Electricity access rate reaches 51%, from 10% in 9 years

According to statistics, the number of households accessing electricity has increased from 10% in 2010 to 51% as of February, 2019. Kicukiro and Nyarugenge Districts have currently the highest rate with 82% and 75% respectively while...

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28
Jun

How electricity connectivity has improved livelihoods of residents in Gisagara district

Janvier Muhoza, 19, owns and operates a barber shop which he started a month ago as a result of access to electricity connection made in Ruhuha Model Village under the Integrated Development Programme in Mamba sector, Gisagara District.

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13
Jun

A new strategy is under development at REG to ensure gender mainstreaming in the energy sector

From the 13th of June to the 14, elected members of the gender advisory committee in Rwanda Energy Group are in a workshop to establish a gender mainstreaming program and set timeframes and targets for a 3 years action plan.

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20
Apr

Ongoing Reforms in electricity services to Ease Doing Business in Rwanda

Kigali - 20th April 2018, Rwanda Energy Group held a press conference to share the ongoing reforms aiming to facilitate doing business and create a favorable business environment in Rwanda by ensuring quality, affordability and...

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23
Mar

Strategies to track and clear all pending compensation files for the energy sector in place – An ICT system is being developed

The national energy sector targets have been and will always be ambitious, given the role of the sector in socio-economic transformation of the country. Electricity for example is key in boosting the productivity of key growth sectors...

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23
Mar

REG women meet to discuss gender mainstreaming strategies

On this 23rd March 2018 at Kigali Marriot Hotel, all women Rwanda Energy Group met to discuss on the strategies to ensure gender mainstreaming and equity in all the levels of the energy sector in Rwanda.

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