Off-grid solar energy projects transform Gatsibo Village

Rutenderi village, Malimba cell, Kabarore sector, Gatsibo district residents will never ask for the matchbox to light a candle, send their children to walk a long distance of about 2 kilometres to have their phone batteries charged and close early their small retail business thanks to the new off grid solar plant that was installed in their village.

The project that was launched on Thursday, having a capacity of 50 kilowatts with 120 kilowatts hour’s batteries powering over 570 households, 36 businesses including a small maize-flour processing industry and 7 social institutions.

Full article: The New Times

 


 

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