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ARC Power Signs Ground breaking Partnership Agreement with Government of Rwanda to Advance Energy Access

ARC Power, a leading British renewable energy developer, is proud to announce the signing of a momentous Strategic Power Partnership with the Government of Rwanda. This historic collaboration marks the first-of-its-kind initiative, where ARC Power will work hand in hand with the government to develop the grid extension and deploy grid-tied solar generation units across Rwanda, with the aim of providing electricity to at least 40,000 households for the first time and enhancing the country's clean energy mix.

The Strategic Power Partnership represents a significant milestone for both ARC Power and the Government of Rwanda, as they jointly strive to accelerate energy access and transform the energy sector across the African continent. By leveraging ARC Power's expertise in renewable energy development and the Government of Rwanda's commitment to sustainability, this partnership will pave the way for a brighter, cleaner future.

ARC Power Signs Ground-breaking Partnership Agreement with Government of Rwanda to Advance Energy Access.

Under the terms of this agreement, ARC Power will collaborate closely with the national utility, Rwanda Energy Group, to identify strategic locations for grid extensions and installation of grid-tied solar generation units, known as ARCs. These units will harness the abundant solar energy resources available in the country to generate clean, reliable electricity.

This ground-breaking collaboration reflects the shared vision of ARC Power and the Government of Rwanda to address the pressing energy challenges facing the continent. By promoting renewable energy adoption and expanding access to electricity, the partnership seeks to accelerate sustainable development, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and foster economic prosperity for all Rwandans.

Speaking about the partnership, Ron Weiss, CEO of Rwanda Energy Group, commented:

“We are delighted to welcome ARC Power to develop sustainable energy solutions in Rwanda. The Government is committed to providing electricity access to its entire population while ensuring that it is sourced from clean and reliable energy sources. This partnership with ARC Power will enable us to attain these objectives and enable Rwandans to improve their quality of lives and open up new opportunities for economic growth.”

Clare Akamanzi, CEO of Rwanda Development Board, noted:

“We welcome this investment by ARC Power which will transform the livelihoods of over 40,000 Rwandan homes by giving them access to clean and sustainable electricity. The Government is committed to working with partners like ARC Power to drive positive change in the country through the use of innovative solutions that can be replicated and scaled in the region as well.”

Karl Boyce, CEO of ARC Power, expressed his enthusiasm, stating:

"We are thrilled to join forces with the Government of Rwanda in this unprecedented endeavour. This partnership demonstrates our shared commitment to driving positive change and promoting sustainable energy solutions. Together, we aim to set a new standard for the energy sector in Africa and serve as a model for other nations to follow."

ARC Power and the Government of Rwanda are united in their determination to transform the energy sector and uplift communities through sustainable power solutions. By harnessing the power of the sun and extending the grid infrastructure, this landmark partnership aims to empower Rwandans with access to reliable electricity, enabling them to unlock their full potential.

ARC Power Signs Ground-breaking Partnership Agreement with Government of Rwanda to Advance Energy Access.
ARC Power Signs Ground-breaking Partnership Agreement with Government of Rwanda to Advance Energy Access.

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