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Renewable energy in Uganda

  • A Village School Struggling With Solar Energy to Ensure Good Education in Uganda

    UGANDA, 2015/08/01 It is a world trend presently with most developing nations focusing their plan on rural electrification in a bid for the rural communities to catch up in various developments just like their counterparts in urban areas. The emphasis on one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's) to make rural villages smart in as far as provision of different energy source is concerned is being taken up by most governments and different development partners throughout the globe Uganda inclusive. A statement by Uganda's Rural Electrification Strategy and Plan (RESP) covering the period 2013 to 2022 emphasizes that rural electrification constitutes a critical part of the governments long range programme to eradicate rural poverty and to foster opportunities for rural Ugandans in each part of the national territory.
  • Geothermal energy development in Rift Valley countries

    BURUNDI, 2013/09/06 In its bid to assist African Rift Valley nations in the development of geothermal energy resource, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA) have signed a memorandum of considerate for cooperation in the field. According to the agreement initialed by the two parties here Wednesday, the AUC and ICEIDA will work together to develop and implement geothermal energy policy inclunding investment , regulatory and institutional guidelines, part other areas, in eleven African Rift Valley countries
  • Waste Provides Energy Solutions

    UGANDA, 2013/01/13 Feeling the pinch of soaring energy costs or choking on smoke in the kitchen? Organic waste, which is being processed into smokeless briquettes that are cheaper than ordinary charcoal could provide an escape route to reduce expenses and promote sustainable use of the environment, writes Gerald Tenywa.