Catalyzing Energy Entrepreneurship in Rural Rwanda

The business model is based on recruiting village level micro-franchises to sell its LED lights to rural households and to subsequently provide charging services for these lights and other devices at a fee. Off-grid renewable energy using Solar & Human power recharging LED lights, mobile phones and other USB charged devices.

Project Code: RWA605

Project Type: Demonstration
Sector: Solar PV

Location of Implementation: The Huye and Nyanza Districts of Rwanda
Duration [Months]: 13

Organization (project developer) : Nuru Energy Ltd
Type of Organization: Private Company

Country of Origin of Lead Applicant: Mauritius


Stage of project: Completed