By Collins Mwai -- The fast growing urbanisation in Rwanda is often characterised by an increase of street lighting across different city roads which often puts pressure on city authorities as it drives up energy consumption.
A synergy of three firms has come together in an attempt to reduce energy consumption by street lighting by introducing an intelligent system which is aiming at reducing energy consumption.
The three firms, Inmarsat, a satellite telecommunications company; Sahasra, a Kigali based firm in the production of LED lights; and Cimcon, an American firm that specialises in the production of sensors, have set up proof of concept in Kanogo Roundabout in Gasabo District.
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