SENDEA: Deepening the Role of Renewable Energy Actors in Uganda

On 2nd April 2022, Germany’s international cooperation arm and Sendea, a programme of the Stiftung Solarenergie (Germany) a network of like-minded local solar companies, called for wider access, affordability and integrity to ensure sustainable growth of the renewable energy sub sector. This was addressed in a meeting of key actors within Uganda’s renewable energy sector, in […]

Mini Grids increasing Electricity access in Uganda

Uganda, the pearl of Africa, blessed by nature’s hills and mountains presents a challenge to extend electricity to every shadow in the country. The scattered nature of settlements in the country especially in rural areas and islands coupled with lack of funding further inhibit extension of grid electricity to the entire country. This is according […]

Shs10b in Credit Support from UECCC boosts Electricity access

More than Shs10.3b disbursed through the Uganda Energy Credit Capitalisation Company (UECCC) in credit financing has accelerated access to electricity in the country. Access to electricity in Uganda currently stands at slightly over 50 per cent with 25 per cent connected to the grid. Formed in 2009, UECCC was created to facilitate renewable energy (RE) […]