Rwanda Inaugurates 55MW methane Gas Power Project
Rwanda has inaugurated a 55MW methane gas power project in Ruvuma District.
According to Rwanda’s Ministry of Energy, the project is a public-private partnership project between the government and a company- Shema Power Lake Kivu Limited.
The project comes at the right time when Rwanda is set to achieve the strategic objectives of the Social Transformation Pillar of Government of Rwanda’s National Strategy for Transformation (NST1) by 2024.
The project is expected to bring more energy to their national grid, and increase their installed capacity that currently stands at 224.5 MW to the projected 556 MW by 2024.
One of the strategic objectives of Rwanda’s Social Transformation Pillar of the National Strategy for Transformation (NST1) is to reduce the cost of doing business and facilitate trade by implementing key projects including scale-up electricity generation and improve quality, affordability and reliability power.
Energy is one of the stimulators of the economic development of the country and the government of Rwanda is continuously facilitating investments in the energy sector with a goal of achieving universal access by the year 2024.
@ Bandhiga Media