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Rwanda


The Gamble to Produce Power from a 'Killer' Lake

KivuWatt, a 26.2-MW power plant in Kibuye, Rwanda, was conceived to help reduce risk of an overpressure gas outburst at Lake Kivu. The first-of-its-kind integrated methane gas extraction and production…


Rwanda's Power Production Triumph over a "Killer Lake"

Lake Kivu, the 1,040-square-mile “killer lake” that stretches over the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has long been a source of trepidation. Because it sits…


Wärtsilä power plant mitigates "killer lake" gases in Rwanda

The inauguration of KivuWatt, a 25 MW Smart Power Generation power plant supplied by Wärtsilä, took place in Kibuye, Rwanda on Monday 16 May. The plant is powered by three…