Gigawatt Global Finalizes Money to Build Rwanda’s First Commercial Solar Field

By Sara Toth Stubb Special to DOW JONES NEWSWIRES Gigawatt Global Cooperatief, an American-Dutch solar power company, said Monday it has finalized financing needed to build Rwanda’s first commercial solar power plant. Netherlands-based Gigawatt, which has significant U.S. ownership, said it has finalized $23.7 million in funding for an 8.5 megawatt field near Kigali, which[…]

Gigawatt Global to build East Africa’s largest solar field

Feb 17 (Reuters) – Dutch company Gigawatt Global said on Monday it has broken ground on the largest solar energy field in East Africa after securing $23.7 million to build the 8.5 megawatt photovoltaic plant at a youth village in Rwanda. Located 60 km (37 miles) outside the capital of Kigali, the solar field will increase Rwanda’s[…]