The African Development Bank-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa has approved a $990,000 grant to support the preparation of a 9MW solar-hydro hybrid project. The project consists of two plants, the 1.07MW Ruvyi102 project in Ryansoro commune of Gitega province and the 8MW Mule037 project in Songa commune of Bururi province, each featuring a solar and a hydro component as well as a local distribution network and interconnection to the national power grid.