Rwanda secures $84 million for electricity rollout

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved $84.22 million in loans and grants to electrify nearly 77,470 rural households in south Rwanda.

Some of the activities under the project involve the construction of 595 kilometres of medium voltage distribution lines and 1,620 kilometres of low voltage distribution networks in six districts of southern Rwanda.

According to the statement, the project will also see the upgrade, rehabilitation and extension of 1,720 kilometres of low voltage network, and distribution of transformers in secondary cities with high load.

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