The Kihansi extention project has started in 2015. Milestones to date: Route of the power line determined, EIA certificate obtained, compensation process under way, procurement about to start. We recently connected an orphanage as well as a commercial farm in close proximity to our existing network.
In 2013 UNFCCC has registered the Mwenga Project as the first CDM Project in Tanzania. Mwenga has recently completed it’s first CER validation, after which 10,209 CERs have been issued to the project. The project is continuing to gererate CERs, and currently undergoing its 2nd and 3rd round of validation.
RVE is costantly expanding it’s project pipeline, with its current focus on Southern Tanzania. Over the next years RVE plans to implement generation and distribution infrastructure, with accumulated 140 MW of generation capacity and connected rural networks, to potentially supply 5.600 additional rural customers.
Renewable Energy Solutions for Progress in Africa
Since 2009 Rift Valley Energy has successfully developed several projects in East Africa by using its technical experience, local network and motivated team to turn project ideas into sustainably operating businesses. This is supported by various Rift Valley Corporation's sister companies, some of which have been present in the region over more than 50 years.
Since decades Rift Valley Corporation has established strong relationships with local governmental institutions, local communities and local commercial, as well as international development financing institutions. Over the years these relationships have been further strengthened by the successful development of renewable energy projects, all of them delivered on time, under budget - and in close cooperation with as well as for the communities, where the projects are located.
Rift Valley Energy believes in a long-term and sustainable use of Africa's resources and it is therfore fully committed to respect and protect the environment, which has been entrusted to it's projects. Through a close collaboration with and the integration of the local communities during the development of its operations, Rift Valley Energy has won trust and built lasting relationships.