(EWSA) Energy, Water and Sanitation Authority
- Conducting 12 energy audits in the following energy-intensive sectors: public buildings, street lighting, water and wastewater systems, and large consumer facilities (large commercial or industrial facilities). These audits allowed identifying opportunities for EE improvement and supporting the development of a national EE code;
- Developing a guidebook on “How to Conduct Energy Audits in Rwanda?”, as a toolkit for identifying, defining and justifying EE measures in the key energy-intensive sectors of Rwanda;
- Organizing and holding a two-day hands-on training workshop on “How to Conduct Energy Audits in Rwanda?” to build the capacity of national stakeholders for adopting energy auditing practices tailored to Rwanda’s situation;
- Consulting national actors of the building construction sector and developing a national EE code that incorporates EE best practices for the design, construction and maintenance of facilities in Rwanda for public buildings, street lighting, water pumping and major commercial and industrial consumers;
- Developing an import policy that fosters Rwanda’s importation of EE lighting products, systems and controls while discouraging the importation of low-efficiency lighting products to help reduce the country’s overall electricity consumption associated with lighting;
- Developing a national EE strategy to ensure ongoing implementation of better energy consuming practices in Rwanda in the years to come.