Barefoot Power Africa in partnership with NOTS Impact Investment and Energy Development Corporation Limited Rwanda [EDCL] have entered into a cooperation agreement to supply Solar Home Systems and Electronics into Rwanda.
The Government of Rwanda formed an innovative strategy to provide off-grid communities with renewable solar energy. Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure Link The strategy aims to fully supply Rwandan households with access to energy by 2020. This results in 1.9m Households receiving distributed energy products during the next 4 years.
The program has received its first shipment of products (September 2016) and rapidly scales to achieve the governments goals over the coming months.
Kinyarwanda language translation:
Barefoot Power Africa ku bufatanye na NOTS Impact Investment ndetse na Energy Development Corporation Limited Rwanda (EDCL) bagiranye amasezerano yo gukwirakwiza amashanyarazi akomoka ku mirasire y’izuba mu Rwanda.
Goverinoma y’u Rwanda yashyizeho ingamba zo kugeza amashanarazi akomoka ku zuba akagezwa kungo ziri kure y’imiyoboro isanzwe y’amashanyarazi asanzwe akoreshwa mu Rwanda. Izi ngamba zigamije kugeza amashanyarazi ku ngo zose bitarenze umwaka wa 2020. Bisobanuye ko ingo miliyoni imwe n’ibihumbi Magana cyenda zizaba zacaniwe mu myaka ine iri imbere.
Iyi gahunda yatangiye kwinjiza ibikoresho mu kwezi kwa Nzeri 2016, yihutisha kugera ku ntego za leta mu mezi ari imbere.