Electrify your home
Electricity to serve development
We offer our clients renewable, reliable and accessible electricity
Virunga Energies’ electricity comes from the hydroelectric stations which were built and operate to high environmental standards. We install prepaid, calibrated counters for our clients which allow them to save energy and ensure their usage is within their means.
We offer stable and regular electricity. All power cuts are scheduled days ahead of time and clients are informed of these accordingly.
The connection costs and kWh rates have been set to make them accessible to as many people as possible, even those with the fewest means.
Costs to connect to the grid depend on the type of connection required.
Between 143$ et 173$
$0.25 / kWh (inc tax)
Between 261$ et 276$
$ 0.25/ kWh (inc tax)
The connection process is short and is affordable in order to allow access to electricity to as many businesses as possible. To be eligible for a connection, the following conditions must be met:
Have your household in a connectable area ( +/- 50m from a pole)*;
Complete a connection request form;
Present a copy of ID document, title deed and a line drawing of the installation;
Be capable of paying the connection fees, which vary depending on the area.
* If your household is more than 50m away from a pole, it is possible to connect to the grid by paying an additional connection fee.