Business, Companies, Energy, Renewable, Technology & Telecoms

Chinese firm markets solar kits based on fintech

May 31

May 31, 2018—Chinese firm Shenzhen JCN New Energy Technology said early this week it is seeking […]

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Energy, Investment, Policy, Renewable

Uganda has 20 independent power producers

April 24

April 24, 2018—Uganda has 20 independent power producers generating about 70% of the country’s electricity supply […]

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Energy, Infrastructure, Investment, Renewable

600MW Karuma dam due for completion in December

February 21

February 21—The 600 MW Karuma hydro-electric dam, one of Uganda’s high profile infrastructure projects, will be […]

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Business, Companies, Energy, Markets, Renewable, Trade & Industry

Off-grid power becomes option to bridge energy deficit

February 6

February 6—The Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA), with support from USAID and Power Africa, is hosting […]

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Energy, Finance, Renewable

Government in talks with China’s Exim Bank for $287m

October 11

October 11—-The government wants to borrow $287 million from China’s Exim Bank to pay for several […]

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Energy, Land & Agriculture, Policy, Renewable

Qalaa Holdings firm offers options for Kampala solid waste use

September 13

September 13—Across sub-Saharan Africa, population densities are rising fast and cities, including Kampala, are growing rapidly. […]

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Energy, Finance, Investment, Renewable

$29m refinancing package arranged for Ugandan dam

July 21

July 21—Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) and the Dutch Development Bank (FMO), will provide $29.3 million […]

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Energy, Infrastructure, Renewable

Dubai-based firm set on solar for eastern Uganda

May 31

May 31—Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) has agreed to buy the 10 MW of power, […]

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Finance, Infrastructure, Renewable

Dutch bank funds Ugandan mini power projects

May 25

May 25–FMO, the Dutch development bank, is providing a $35 million loan to develop the 5 […]

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Business, Companies, Energy, Renewable

Soroti Power Station goes live

December 14

Uganda’s first grid connected solar power station, a 10Mw facility by Access Power went live on […]

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