Feb 16, 2021
Off-grid utilities provider Winch Energy has completed the funding for solar minigrid projects in 49 villages across Uganda and Sierra Leone.
Nov 13, 2020
Uganda once against leads the African Development Bank’s annual Electricity Regulatory Index Report.
Sep 24, 2020
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.
Finance and Policy
Aug 11, 2020
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.
Jul 29, 2020
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.
May 4, 2020
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.
Business and markets
May 4, 2020
The 36-month cross-debarment of Chinese-based Sinotec Company Limited relates to fraudulent practices for tenders in Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya.
Mar 26, 2020
Three Pay-As-You-Go solar home system companies are now operating in Kiryandongo and Rwamwanja refugee settlements and host communities in Uganda.
Dec 2, 2019
The Uganda energy regulator has lifted its objections to a South African firm conducting a study for a 360MW hydropower plant at Murchison Falls.
Nov 26, 2019
The Uganda Electricity Distribution Limited (UEDCL) has allocated funds for the supply of 2,000 pre-payment energy meters.
Sep 4, 2019
New analysis from data platform Energy Access Explorer shows significant renewable potential in unserved and underserved areas of Kenya,Tanzania and Uganda.