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Tuesday, 18 July 2023

Terra Energy and Energy Private Developers (EPD) Join Forces to Drive Sustainable Energy Development in Rwanda

[Kigali, June 29, 2023] – Terra Energy, a youth-led sustainable energy consulting firm, and Energy Private Developers (EPD), the private sector association for the energy industry in Rwanda and one of the 5 associations composing the Chamber of Industry under the Private Sector Federation (PSF) of Rwanda, are pleased to announce their partnership for collaboration in the areas of renewable energy, e-mobility, research, and capacity building. This strategic alliance aims to foster the development of the sustainable energy sector in Rwanda and the wider region.

The partnership between Terra Energy and EPD is a significant step towards advancing Rwanda’s sustainable energy goals and creating a greener future. The collaboration will encompass various joint initiatives, including consultancy projects, research programs, reports and publications, policy memos, training programs, events and forums, and other areas of mutual interest.

Dr. Mohamed Alhaj, the Managing Director of Terra Energy, expressed his excitement about the partnership, stating:

We are thrilled to join forces with EPD to accelerate the transition to sustainable energy in Rwanda. This collaboration brings together the expertise and resources of both organizations, enabling us to drive impactful change and positively impact the environment and the communities we serve

EPD Acting CEO, Serge Wilson MUHIZI, highlighted the importance of such collaborations for the energy sector’s growth, stating:

This partnership represents a significant milestone in our efforts to foster collaboration and partnership among private companies in Rwanda’s energy sector. By working together with Terra Energy, we can leverage our collective knowledge and experience to contribute to the country’s sustainable energy agenda and drive innovation and growth in the industry

Both organizations are committed to supporting Rwanda’s vision of becoming a hub for renewable energy and sustainable development. Through their joint efforts, Terra Energy and EPD aim to facilitate the implementation of groundbreaking projects, promote research and development, share best practices, and enhance capacity-building initiatives to create a sustainable and resilient energy sector in Rwanda.

Terra Energy is a youth-led sustainable energy consulting firm, specializing in market research, business development services, and training programs. The company works with international organizations, industry associations, and the public and private sectors to design and develop innovative programs that support Africa’s sustainable energy transition and climate resiliency. With a strong team of experts, Terra Energy provides a range of services to its clients, including market research, feasibility studies, and intl. business development, reports and publications, and technical assistance in renewable energy, electric mobility, and climate change. https://terraenergi.co/

About Energy Private Developers (EPD) is a registered professional association in Rwanda, regrouping private companies operating in the energy sector. It is one of the 5 associations composing the cluster of Industry under the Private Sector Federation (PSF) of Rwanda. EPD focuses on the advocacy of its members, encouraging collaborations and partnerships for the development of energy sector in Rwanda. EPD services to its members are Capacity Building, Renewable Energy awareness campaign, Access to Finance facilitation, Trade Missions&B2B, Advocacy, Conferences and Exhibition, Energy sector coordination, Energy Sector Research Projects and Empowering Women in Renewable Energy. The statutes and articles of the Energy Private Developers’ association have been published in the Official Gazette of Rwanda, No 41 of 13/10/2014.

Learn more about EPD: https://epdrwanda.com/

Mohamed Alhaj

Dr. Mohamed Alhaj is a young energy leader, a competent sustainable energy consultant, and an expert researcher. He is the founder and managing director of Terra Energy - a Rwanda-based clean energy consulting firm.

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