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Project type: Renewable energy
Standards: CDM, Gold Standard
Situated on the elevated slopes of Rwamagana District in Rwanda, this project became the largest grid-connected solar park in East Africa following its commissioning in 2014. It is expected to deliver an average of more than 15,000 MWh of clean electricity to the Rwandan grid. The project is hosted by the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, which is an orphanage for vulnerable youth, “Agahozo” meaning “where tears are dried” and “Shalom” meaning “peace” in Hebrew.
Sustainable Development Goals: In addition to delivering emissions reductions to help take urgent action to combat climate change (SDG 13), the project delivers a number of other sustainable development benefits. These include:
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