Renewable energy experts to meet in Rwanda


More than 200 renewable energy experts are meeting in Rwanda today to discuss the country’s green energy prospects.

Rwanda is emerging as a key market for renewable energy in the East African region and industry experts will explore opportunities during a two-day conference in Kigali over Thursday and Friday.

Experts discuss Rwanda’s green energy prospects

More than 200 local and international renewable energy experts will gather in Kigali over the next two days. During the conference, they will network, deliberate and showcase technology as they explore strategies to create a sustainable roadmap for Rwanda’s green energy development.

The event designed to introduce overseas businesses and investors to new opportunities in Rwanda.

“Expectations from the forum include engaging with financiers and investors interested in the Rwandan renewable energy market, and exchange know-how with counterparts,” organisers said about the event. “Engagement with pioneers in the off-grid sector and lessons about exciting innovations that are driving change on the ground in Rwanda will also be discussed.”


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Aaron Brooks is a UK journalist who wants to cut out the international agendas in news. Spending his early years in both England and Northern Ireland he saw the difference between reality and media coverage at an early age. After graduating from the University of Chester with a BA in journalism, his travels revealed just how large the gap between news and the real world can be. As Editor-in-Chief at East Africa Monitor, it’s his job to provide a balanced view of what’s going on in the region for English-speaking audiences.