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Access to clean energy is a basic need that directly supports people’s livelihood, yet more than 30 million Ugandans live without electricity....

Access to power is a major issue in Africa, and in solar, many people feel they have the solution.Yet solar is doing more than switching on off-grid...
A new twist on the use of renewable energy is saving children's lives in Africa. The innovation—a-solar powered oxygen delivery system—is providing...

01.02.2016 , The Overseas Development Institute (ODI), GOGLA, Practical Action and SolarAid

Accelerating access to electricity in Africa with off-grid solar

These reports present evidence of the impact of solar household systems, reviews the market in the region and 13 selected countries in sub-Saharan...
In October the Stiftung Solarenergie - Solar Energy Foundation started with Anuel Energy the Community Energy Entrepreneur project (C.E.E.) which is a...
The UNCDF CleanStart Energy Access Challenge supports financial institutions and other enterprises serving low-income people that want to pay for...
Uganda and South Sudan use solar PV to lower cost of pumping waterIn Africa today more than 350 million people lack access to clean water, leaving...
Electrification practitioners often emphasise the need for productive use of energy (PUE) to enhance the incomes of home businesses and enterprises....

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A mix of centralised and distributed generation; storage close to load centres.

Plans to build another hydropower dam on the shores of Lake Albert in Murchison Falls National Park...

Next five years. The next five to 10 years will be very critical in the country’s energy sector....

With the water dripping power Uganda currently possesses in generation capacity and the crumble like...

The EADB Biodiversity Investment Fund (BIF) is a new financing facility that provides attractive...

ARED, the Rwanda based Platform as a Service start-up known for its ‘Smart Business in a Box’ solar...

Similar to other technological changes that have quickly taken over the whole world such as advances...

The Rift Valley of East Africa and western coast of South America are named as the greatest untapped...

Uganda’s electricity regulator is prone to hailing the energy generation mix.

Whereas access to solar energy is becoming more tangible, the sector is nervous about the quality of...

The facility is seen as one way that will save the country's small remaining green environment.

The US $484,339 solar powered irrigation scheme in Moyo District Uganda developed by Food and...