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  • East Africa Preview: Future Energy Uganda
    East Africa Preview: Future Energy Uganda 7/18/2017

    In a recent World Bank study on the “Financial Viability of Electricity Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa”, Uganda lists as one of only two countries (together with Seychelles) who have a financially viable electricity sector. According to the study, “although these results should be looked at in context, these two countries have continued to display good operational performance. Uganda has made substantial progress in reducing transmission and distribution losses.”

  • Uganda looks into innovative efficient energy solutions
    Uganda looks into innovative efficient energy solutions 7/5/2017

    Ugandan government officials recently participated in a collaborative design-thinking workshop, which looked at developing innovative solutions for developmental challenges.

  • Uganda signs deal with Russia for peaceful uses of atomic energy
    Uganda signs deal with Russia for peaceful uses of atomic energy 6/23/2017

    On Monday, Russia and Uganda signed an agreement for the development of uranium into nuclear power generation.

  • Uganda seeks Chinese cooperation in nuclear energy
    Uganda seeks Chinese cooperation in nuclear energy 5/12/2017

    A delegation from Uganda has visited China to familiarise itself with nuclear energy technology and to discuss cooperation. The African country plans to introduce nuclear into its future energy mix.

  • Ugandan power utilities rated the best
    Ugandan power utilities rated the best 4/28/2017

    Among the 39 countries surveyed in sub-Saharan Africa- to determine the most efficient power utilities when it comes to operational and capital expenditures, Uganda came out on top.

  • Uganda is set to increase renewable energy projects
    Uganda is set to increase renewable energy projects 2/27/2017

    Last week, the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Norwegian power company, W. Giertsen Energy Solutions for the development of renewable energy projects.

  • Uganda: Gov focused on achieving 100% grid access
    Uganda: Gov focused on achieving 100% grid access 2/17/2017

    The Ugandan government is working to ensure that all Ugandan residents have access to electricity, including those living in remote areas, an official from the energy ministry has stated.

  • Renewable energy in Uganda to be expanded to rural areas
    Renewable energy in Uganda to be expanded to rural areas 2/14/2017

    Renewable energy in Uganda will be expanded to remote areas lacking access to electricity in Uganda,commissioner renewable energy resources at the ministry of Energy, Mr. John Tumuhimbise has announced.