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03
Oct

Government launches US$35 million solar project for rural households

Kigali, 3rd October 2020:  Minister of Infrastructure, Honourable Claver Gatete officially launched the Subsidy Window and the Guarantee Framework as part of the Renewable Energy Fund (REF) Project. The venture aims at connecting at...

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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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18
May

Projects to increase electricity generation capacity and access by 2024

Electricity is one of the key pillars of Rwanda’s sustainable development, where the Government is making efforts to increase the generation capacity and distribution throughout the country.

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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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07
Jan

Rwanda Energy Group staff commended to multiply their efforts to reach its goal

The Rwanda Energy Group and its subsidiaries staff were urged to multiply their efforts if they are to achieve the company’s set target of connecting all Rwandans within 7 years. Speaking at the end of year meeting at Lemigo Hotel on...

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01
Jan

Electricity access in Rwanda quadrupled in the last 7 years as more households get connected

Imagine living in a world with little or no light when the sun set. That was the plight of an estimated 1380 residents in Ngeruka sector in Bugesera District until they got connected to the national grid early this December

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