S.T.O.P. Ltd is a local company offering innovative, world-class electrical and mechanical consulting and contracting services for customers in Rwanda.
Founded in 2006, S.T.O.P .Ltd specializes in the design, implementation and maintenance of high- and medium-voltage electricity distribution systems as well as in providing, installing and maintaining all forms of mechanical and electrical equipment.
Committed to state-of-the-art technologies, S.T.O.P .Ltd is making a significant contribution to upgrading and expanding Rwanda’s power grid.
“We partner with European, China, Africa and other suppliers, of electrical materials, and we have completed around 17 projects for a total of around 500 km of installed medium-voltage power lines and around 700 km of lower-voltage lines. We have provided power connections for over 20,000 households so far,” says Gilbert Katabarwa , the Executive Director.
S.T.O.P. corporate customers in Rwanda include Inyange beverage, Skol brewery, among others.
In addition to power lines, S.T.O.P. Ltd portfolio includes air-conditioning and heating systems, fire-protection and security infrastructure, transformers, solar hot-water heaters, transmission towers and more.
Looking to the future, S.T.O.P. Ltd aims to get involved in building small hydropower plants and factories.
Katabarwa welcomes projects in the private sector.
“We want to work with major investors. We have a very strong reputation here in Rwanda and we can handle all kinds of projects,” he says.