Wood Energy Catalogue

Rwanda Sustainable Energy Development Project

Countries of implementation

The objectives of the project are to: a) improve policy and institutional framework of the renewable energy and energy efficiency sub-sectors; and b) increase private sector participation in the renewable energy sector.

One of the five project component aiming at efficient utilization of biomass resources through increasing the efficiency in the charcoal value chain by promoting more efficient stoves and charcoal production methods (budget USD1.4 million). Other components include strengthening of renewable energy policy, strategy and management; development of micro hydropower; market development for solar water heaters; and development of energy efficiency strategy.  

Rwanda, sustainable energy, renewable energy, energy efficiency, biomass, firewood, woodfuel, charcoal value chain, efficient stove, improved cookstove, private sector participation, market development
Type of initiatives
Program or Project
Program/Project Sub category
Conversion efficiency improvement, Efficient utilization, Alternatives
Level of intervention
Responsible agencies
World Bank; Ministry of Infrastructure of Rwanda
Funding agency
World Bank-GEF; Africa Renewable Energy and Access Program