Posted on October 7, 2015

  Could Israel’s solar energy guru win the Nobel Peace Prize? Yosef Abramowitz’s Rwandan solar field has inspired the Nobel committee – and singer Bono, too BY DAVID SHAMAH October 6, 2015, 5:32 pm Come Friday, a tech project with strong roots … Continue reading

East Africa’s First Utility-Scale Solar Field Launched

Posted on February 9, 2015

(Kigali, Rwanda) – Only 12 months after the official signing of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Gigawatt Global has succeeded in financing, constructing and interconnecting a $23.7 million solar energy plant, culminating in a ceremonial ribbon-cutting event. Rwanda’s Minister of … Continue reading

Rwanda field reaches financial close, begins construction

Posted on February 18, 2014

  download PDF: 20140217_Gigawatt Global Rwanda release – Feb-17-2014 FINAL-3     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 February 2014   Construction Begins on East Africa’s First Utility-Scale Solar Field Breakthrough project “a game-changer for humanity and the environment”   Dutch solar … Continue reading

Gigawatt Global Signs Energy Deal in Rwanda

Posted on July 24, 2013

Gigawatt Global, Energiya Global Capital’s Dutch partner company has signed a Power Purchase Agreement that will soon lead to construction of an 8.5 megawatt, grid-connected solar field. The agreement was signed yesterday by the Minister of State in Charge of … Continue reading

Rwanda’s President meets Energiya Global team on visit to Jerusalem

Posted on July 10, 2013

The Head of State was a guest of honour at an event hosted by Anne Heyman, the founder of Agahozo Shalom, alongside Yosef Abramowitz, the founder of Energiya Global, who have partnered to provide renewable energy to Agahozo Shalom Youth … Continue reading

2 kw Test Site Installed in Rwanda

Posted on February 5, 2013

Lots of excitement today at Energiya Global as our President and CEO, Yosef Abramowitz (aka Captain Sunshine), his daughter, and students from the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village ( inaugurate the 2 kilowatt test system installed at our site in Rwanda.

Congrats to ASYV Class of 2013!

Posted on January 21, 2013

Congratulations to the first graduating class of the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village! As the graduating student speaker said, “We will strive to be the best wherever we go … we came from darkness but we now have the light.” Thank you for … Continue reading