Electricity access, target in Rwanda

As of October 2021, the cumulative connectivity rate is 67.1 per cent of Rwandan households including 48.6 per cent connected to the national grid and 18.5 per cent accessing energy through off-grid systems (mainly solar), according to data from Rwanda Energy Group (REG).


The current access targets stipulate that 100 per cent of households will have access to electricity by the year 2024. Among these households, 69.1 per cent will be connected to the grid while 30.9 per cent will be using off-grid solutions.