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Op-Ed from ENSC 230. Energy and the Environment: Economics and Policy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Agricultural Economics, Fall 2022.


Copyright 2022 Jean Ishinzibigwi


Perspective on the benefits of energy efficiency and cost savings on energy was changed by the experience of working with the Nebraska Industrial Assessment Center. Visiting various industrial locations in Nebraska to see how different energy-saving techniques are employed to save money on energy costs and reduce energy waste. Rwanda can put several ideas into action to lessen the energy loss, which is too much now.

The government's Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) and other departments are crucial to Rwanda's energy sector. The primary ministry in charge of developing renewable energy is MININFRA (methane, peat, geothermal, solar and wind energy). The Ministry of Natural Resources (MINIRENA), the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI), and the Ministry of Industry, Science, and Technology (MINALOC), in coordination with MINALOC and local government structures, have significant policy control over the biomass and production of energy from solid waste landfills, which is a very important energy sub-sector.