Government targets $1.5bn to electrify all households (Rwanda)

The Ministry of Infrastructure has said that it is mobilizing $1.5 billion (Rwf1.4tn) to be able to connect all 3.8 million households to electricity by 2024.

Minister of Infrastructure said that one million household connection was a major milestone, from the 492, 641 households that were connected in 2014.

Minister Claver Gatete, explained that access to electricity increased from less than 1 per cent in 1994 to 10 per cent in 2010 and 52.8 per cent by the end of 2019.

Read more: The New Times



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