Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Ministry of Infrastructure [MININFRA]
  • Rwanda Utility Regulatory Agency [RURA]
  • Rwanda Energy Group
  • Rwanda Standards Board(RSB)
  • Electricity Law
  • Rwanda Energy Policy
  • Electricity Tariffs
  • Regulation Governing the Simplified Licensing Framework for Rural Electrification in Rwanda
  • Rural Electrification Strategy
  • Regulations on Rwanda Renewable Energy Feed in Tariff
  • Rwanda-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource
  • UNEP Rwanda Energy Profile
  • Policy and regulations for renewable energy mini grids
  • The state of the power sector in Rwanda
  • A Review of the Solar Energy Situation in Rwanda and Uganda
  • Getting on the ground: Exploring the determinants of utility-scale solar PV in Rwanda
  • Pay as you go solar PV in Rwanda
  • The diffusion of solar PV technology using a TIS perspective - a case study of Rwanda
  • Comparisol-Application development –Pilot Rwanda
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 9.14 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    6.06%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    29
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 293.41 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    17.17%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    20.86%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    NA
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    56.89%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
  • Moody's
    B2
  • Fitch
    B+
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