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Electricity Generation
Application for license for Electricity Generation

Contact Email: alexis.mutware@rura.rw, Contact Phone: 250788758071

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Required documents for your application
First time application:
  • Trade registration certificate/Legal personality for cooperatives
  • Business plan
  • Environmental Impact Assessment Certificate
  • Memorandum of understanding/Concession agreement between the Republic of Rwanda and applicant pertaining to the activity to be licensed
  • District authorization approving planned activities at the site
  • Copies of applicant’s financial statements audited by an independent auditor for the previous three years for the existing companies and the initial balance sheet for newly formed companies
  • Other relevant information detailed in the Electricity Licensing Regulations
  • Power purchase agreement
Renewal:
  • Trade registration certificate/Legal personality for cooperatives
  • Business plan
  • Environmental Impact Assessment Certificate
  • Memorandum of understanding/Concession agreement between the Republic of Rwanda and applicant pertaining to the activity to be licensed
  • District authorization approving planned activities at the site
  • Copies of applicant’s financial statements audited by an independent auditor for the previous three years for the existing companies and the initial balance sheet for newly formed companies
  • Other relevant information detailed in the Electricity Licensing Regulations
  • Power purchase agreement
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Payable fee for the license
First time application:
  • Application fee: 500 USD
  • Above 200 MW: 50,000 USD
  • From 50 but less than 200 MW: 40,000 USD
  • From 10 but less than 50 MW: 30,000 USD
  • From 5 but less than 10MW: 25,000 USD
  • From 1 but less than 5 MW: 15,000 USD
  • From 0.5 MW but less than 1MW: 10,000 USD
  • less than 0.5 MW: 5,000 USD
Renewal:
  • Application fee: 500 USD
  • Above 200 MW: 50,000 USD
  • From 50 but less than 200 MW: 40,000 USD
  • From 10 but less than 50 MW: 30,000 USD
  • From 5 but less than 10MW: 25,000 USD
  • From 1 but less than 5 MW: 15,000 USD
  • From 0.5 MW but less than 1MW: 10,000 USD
  • less than 0.5 MW: 5,000 USD
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License Validity

Varies

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Processing time
60
Within 60 days
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