Tag: ron weiss

Rwanda Energy Group CEO: How COVID-19 is impacts Rwanda’s electrification targets

Rwanda Parliament approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit worth €91,4 million to finance Rwanda’s energy sector supplemental development policy financing. In the country, government's statistics indicate that electricity access rose to 54 per cent countrywide (39 per cent on-grid, 15 per cent off-grid). CNBC Africa’s Fiona Muthoni spoke with Ron Weiss, CEO of Rwanda Energy Group for more.

Rwanda Energy Group celebrates one million electricity connections, aims to have 100% electrification by 2024

As part of the body's targets to ensure 100 per cent electrification by 2024, Rwanda Energy Group (REG) has today celebrated it's 1 millionth connection on the grid. CEO of REG, Ron Weiss joins CNBC Africa on the state parastatals plans for the next four years.

How Rwanda plans to achieve 100% electrification by 2024

The Government of Rwanda targets to achieve universal access to electricity by 2024 in bid to transform the country into a middle-income economy. Ron Weiss, CEO of Rwanda Energy Group joins CNBC Africa for more.