Posted on :Tuesday , 27th October 2020
Engie Africa launched a pilot project earlier this month to provide purified water, power and Wi-Fi to off-grid communities in Kigali, Rwanda. The project is being developed through a partnership between Engie Energy Access and OffGridBox, a water and solar company founded in 2016 with offices in Rwanda and the United States. The project ultimately aims to supply 18% of households in Kigali tha. . .
Posted on :Tuesday , 6th October 2020
The Government of Rwanda through BRD in alliance with the World Bank, and Swedish International cooperation agency SIDA ,have recently launched a subsidy window and Guarantee framework to offer credit facilities to SACCO's, Banks and microfinance institutions that will lend to households for off grid connections.
The World Bank permitted a U$15million subsidy that is projected to benefit. . .
Posted on :Wednesday , 5th August 2020
The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD), the World Bank, and the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) have broadcasted a strategic fund raising and partnership to raise capital for Ignite Power.
Ignite Power is a Rwandan renewable energy firm with investment in solar energy. The firm also has presence in other African countries.
The new agreement is aimed at raising funds . . .
Posted on :Wednesday , 25th September 2019
A partnership of public and private investors got into an agreement to carry out the first round of equity funding for small and medium-sized (1-10 MW) clean energy plants, originally focusing on Africa.
Titled Empower Invest, the fund will commit to the know-how and equity to carry out solar PV, small hydro and hybrid plants.
Posted on :Wednesday , 24th April 2019
British based company, Ncondezi Energy entered into an agreement with GridX Africa, a private power producer to form a joint venture which would specialize in installing solar mini grids for businesses and shops acroos Africa.
This new alliance emerging in the solar energy sector of Africa aims to conquer the vast potential. . .