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Renewable energy dealers ask gov’t to curb down counterfeit products

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Renewable energy dealers in Bunyoro region have asked the Uganda National Bureau of Standards to step up its operations to curb down the increasing fake energy products on the market. Under their umbrella Mid Albertine Sustainable Energy Network-MASEN, the dealers claim fake energy products have …

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Germany gives Uganda UGX 254b for energy, agriculture and governance

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Germany government has committed to spending over two hundred and fifty-three billion shillings (EUR 58.4 million) to finance access to renewable energy, agriculture and rural development in Uganda. The money will also help in the area of good governance and human rights.  The German Embassy …

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Renewable energy key to inclusive recovery in Africa: report

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | Greater uptake of cleaner energy technologies is key to hasten inclusive economic recovery in Africa after devastations caused by COVID-19 pandemic, said a report launched in Nairobi on Friday. The continent’s ability to jump-start economies after a downturn linked to the pandemic hinges on investments …

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Surge in renewable energy investment in East Africa

Renewable electricity made up 65% of the East African region’s total installed, grid connected power generating capacity in 2015, a new report has revealed. This is significantly higher than other parts of sub-Saharan Africa where currently it stands at 28.6% and 23.5% in the ECOWAS and SADC regions respectively. Renewable Energy Policy Network …

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Uganda’s renewable energy investment gets world recognition

Uganda’s recent strong focus on improving her energy potential has been recognized, with the country now ranked third in Africa for providing the right environment to attract investment. Financial advisors Fieldstone Africa have categorized Uganda among “The Big Five” in Africa “where an investment of time and capital in a …

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