Rwaza Hydro Power Project

Rwaza Hydro Power Project

The Project

Country Rwanda
Fund DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund K/S (Fund 1)
Participation Co-Developer and lead equity, now exited
Type Run-of-river hydro
Capacity 2.6MW
Expected CO2 emission reductions 10,000 tCOeq/annum
State of development In operation

The Rwaza I project is a 2.6 MW run-of-river hydro power plant utilizing the hydro power potential of the river Mukungwa as it drops around 30m, near the town of Musanse in northern Rwanda. The project will be connected to the Rwandan national grid. The project is In operation.

Frontier Involvement

In December 2016, DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund, became a significant shareholder in the project company, Rwaza HydroPower Ltd., with a view to finalize project development and provide equity for the construction of the project.

In 2023 Frontier successfully exited its investment in the project.