Old refrigerators consume power worth Rwf4bn annually

Juliet Kabera, the Director-General of Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) has called for increased cross sector cooperation to phase out potent greenhouse gasses known as Hydrofluorocarbons as well as cooling products that consume excessive electricity.

The warning sounded by environmentalists follows recent studies which indicate that there are an estimated over 88,000 refrigerators in Rwanda, of which an estimated 64,000 are classified as old.

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