Investment Opportunities In Hydropower Sector - Rwanda

 

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN HYDROPOWER SECTOR - RWANDA

Sector

Energy Sector – Hydro Power

Geographical location

Throughout the Country

Responsible agent(s)

REG/MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE

Project description & rationale

Description:  There are hydro power potentials to be developed. Some are big while others are small ranging from pico to micro and are scattered throughout the Country. Some of the resources are shared with the neighbouring Countries.

objectives

·         To diversify the source of energy development

·         To reduce costs of energy in Rwanda

Project size

see table below

Project documentation

·         hydropower atlas for Pico and Micro

·         hydro master plan to be developed

Current status

·         Green field for developers, some sites have studies available while others just have site reconnaissance done and documented in hydropower atlas

Financing amount & structure required

·         Loans for shared resources, independent power producers and PPPs

·         Currently, construction cost estimated between USD 3-4 m per 1MW. However this varies depending on size, location, complexity etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SITES WITH DRAFT FEASIBILITY STUDIES

SITES WITHOUT FEASIBILITY STUDIES

 

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