Rwanda to scale-up solar innovations in private sector

Rwanda, through the Ministry of Infrastructure, has said it will promote the private sector participation towards stimulation of solar innovations and massive outreach. Rwanda’s Minister for Infrastructure, Hon. Claver Gatete, confirmed the plan while participating in the Inaugural Virtual Session of the First World Solar Technology Summit hosted by International Solar Alliance (ISA) in New Delhi, India.

The government of Rwanda put in place financial instruments to accelerate the electrification of more than 400,000 households countrywide. “The Renewable Energy Fund- (REF) and Result Based Financing (RBF) that aim at ensuring that solar Home systems are accessible and available to all households at affordable rates”, Gatete said.

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