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Solar minigrids coming to 49 villages in Uganda and Sierra Leone

Off-grid utilities provider Winch Energy has completed the funding for solar minigrid projects in 49 villages across Uganda and Sierra Leone.

Over 1 million prepaid meters for Umeme

Uganda’s main electricity distribution company Umeme, like so many others across the continent, has faced numerous challenges over the years.
regulatory authority

Electricity Regulatory Index report for Africa says Uganda is best

Uganda once against leads the African Development Bank’s annual Electricity Regulatory Index Report.
e-mobility Zembo Uganda

Uganda: E-mobility on a pay as you go model to boost...

E-mobility star-up Zembo is trying to create a new market for e-mobility in Ugandan capital Kampala with a lease-to-own business model for electric motorcycles.

Tailored training for Ugandan financial institutions and SMEs

IFC has partnered with UBA to train financial institutions and SMEs in Uganda to help them build financial strength in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.
EIB-ENGIE initiative to bring reliable and affordable energy to 1.4million Ugandans

Using solar home systems to financially empower rural Uganda

Millions of people in rural Uganda are set to access reliable and cheap electricity for the first time under a new off-grid solar scheme.
Lake Victoria

Hydropower at risk as water levels at Lake Victoria rise

In Uganda, rains that started around August last year has raised Lake Victoria's water levels to just under 13.4 metres, a mark last recorded in 1964.
regional projects

AfDB debars Sinotec Company Ltd for fraudulent practices

The 36-month cross-debarment of Chinese-based Sinotec Company Limited relates to fraudulent practices for tenders in Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya.
Adesina climate

Financial incentives pave the way for commercial energy solutions in humanitarian...

Three Pay-As-You-Go solar home system companies are now operating in Kiryandongo and Rwamwanja refugee settlements and host communities in Uganda.
Ruzizi IV Hydropower Project

SA firm plans to build hydropower plant in Ugandan national park

The Uganda energy regulator has lifted its objections to a South African firm conducting a study for a 360MW hydropower plant at Murchison Falls.

UEDCL seeks the supply of 2,000 pre-payment energy meters

The Uganda Electricity Distribution Limited (UEDCL) has allocated funds for the supply of 2,000 pre-payment energy meters.
decentralised renewables

New data platform helps expand access to clean electricity in East...

New analysis from data platform Energy Access Explorer shows significant renewable potential in unserved and underserved areas of Kenya,Tanzania and Uganda.

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