Business, Finance, Financial Services, Investment, Renewable

Uganda first to sign up for latest African power initiative

July 27

July 27, 2018—Independent Power Producers (IPPs) are being offered an incentive to develop small scale renewable […]

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Business, Energy, Land & Agriculture, Policy, Renewable

No Uganda charcoal ban for Kenya exports just yet

July 16

July 16, 2018—A lack of policy direction in the government is allowing the indiscriminate export of […]

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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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