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Quantity of requested electricity not consumed, says REGIDESO

01-24-2018 ” Today, the Burundian company in charge of supplying water and electricity (REGIDESO) supplies enough electricity but customers do not consume the required quantity,” said Jéroboam Nzikobanyanka, Director General of REGIDESO during a meeting with industrials this Tuesday, January 23. The latter constitute the largest energy consumers in Burundi. (...)
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Burundians now satisfied with regular electricity supply

09-26-2017 Following the launch of a new thermal power plant which produces 30 Megawatts by the company in charge of supplying water and electricity [REGIDESO], the power failure is not observed in different neighborhoods of the capital Bujumbura these days. Consumers say they are satisfied with the current regular supply. (...)
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Power price to increase in Burundi

09-15-2017 Due to the power failure that regularly occurs in the country, the company in charge of supplying water and electricity [REGIDESO] now launches the new thermal power plant which will produce 30 Megawatts. Its generators will use between 150 and 160 thousand liters of oil per day. Jéroboam Nzikobanyanka, (...)
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One of Regideso offices caught fire

08-23-2017 Fire broke out in the office of the company in charge of supplying water and electricity-REGIDESO in Bujumbura city in the morning of this August 23rd 2017. The acting director of the company gives a temporary report of damages and says a commission has been set up to investigate (...)
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Little water in dams causes insufficient electricity, REGIDESO says

01-25-2017 “We have just spent almost four days without electricity in our neighborhood especially during day time, and when it is provided, it’s just for 30minutes or one hour”, said a welder met in Bwiza neighborhood of Mukaza commune in the capital Bujumbura. The electricity shortage mostly affects vendors of (...)
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Two children dead due to unprotected electric cables

12-28-2016 Two children died in Kinanira district of Kinindo zone in the south of the capital Bujumbura following the uncovered outdoor electrical installations. The organization advocating children’s rights [SOGEPAE] asks the Minister of Energy and Mines to ensure immediate adequate installations. “We are very much concerned about the phenomenon of (...)
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Water shortage: Regideso is rationing water as remedy

10-30-2014 Regideso filters at Lake Tanganyika are filled with mud. The water dispensing has decreased significantly. Lake waters are murky and muddy these days due to the Friday’s rain.-By Abbas Mbazumutima; translated by J. Berchmans Siboniyo Desire Nsengiyumva, the Director of Water in Regideso acknowledges the facts: “The filters are (...)
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Lack of water in Bujumbura City Council: what is the real problem ?

08-15-2013 Nowadays, in some quarters of Bujumbura, a lack of water is observed. Citizens ask themselves why this happens and what responsible authorities are doing to find out solutions to the problem – by Yves Didier Irakoze “We always have a problem to get water the whole day, from 6 (...)
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Power supply interruption: is it over or continuing?

08-07-2013 People living in some areas in Bujumbura City Council still observe the interruption of power supply. They complain why there is an electricity shortage while Regideso (Water and Electricity Burundi Company) Officials said that the Company got some generators to solve the power cut problem – by Yves Didier (...)