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RWAMAGANA SOLAR POWER STATION

Title: Rwamagana Solar Power Station

Commision Date: July 2014

Installed Capacity: 8.5MW

Service: Civil Works & Electromechanical Installation

Type: On-grid solar

Location: Eastern Rwanda

Client:

 

Leading the development was the Norwegian solar company Scatec Solar and Gigawatt Global, a solar developer from the Netherlands. The solar tracking system is handled by 

Ideematec, a German based provider of high performance solar tracking systems.

 

Description: 

 

This project was the first utility-scale solar plant in East Africa. The project is the result of a global consortium of solar companies, funding institutions and national governments, which together raised €23.7 million in financing for the plant. The Rwanda Energy, Water and Sanitation Authority (EWSA) has a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement for the energy the plant produces.

 

Services:

 

EAP, through its venture Afritech, served as the civil contractor for the installation of the 8.5MW plant and the electromechanical contractor for the installation of the tracking system.