Rwanda Energy Group Announces Rwf 19bn Power Loss

The Rwanda Energy Group (REG) has reported an annual loss of Rwf19 billion ($21.3 million) following continuous cases of electricity theft.

Currently, the energy group distributes 220 megawatts from the national grid, but 44 megawatts of it (19%) is lost through theft and technical loss, officials told KT Press.

According to REG officials, technical losses include; electricity wiring breakages, transformer bursts while stealing of electricity by dishonest people causes a harsh loss, according to REG officials.


Read full article: KT Press



Print Friendly, PDF & Email