• Economics
  • Published 2006

Rwanda: Electricity Tariff Reform

@inproceedings{AngelUrdinola2006RwandaET,
  title={Rwanda: Electricity Tariff Reform},
  author={Diego F. Angel-Urdinola and Malcolm Cosgrove-Davies and Quentin T. Wodon},
  year={2006}
}
Rwanda is facing a severe electricity crisis. Higher demand and production cost as well as a reduction in revenues in real terms have led to large operating losses for the electricity operator Electrogaz. In order to deal with this crisis, a doubling of electricity tariffs was recently approved, from a flat rate of RWF 42/kwh to a flat rate of RWF82/kwh. This flat rate may not be appropriate to protect some of the poorer residential customers of Electrogaz from the necessary increase in the… CONTINUE READING

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