Arua waits for solar power

Arua district market currently under construction will be the first market to completely run on solar power.

The market is one of those being constructed around the country, under the Market and Agricultural Trade Improvement programme, MATIPII project of the local government ministry, though it is the only one powered by solar.

The others are connected to the national grid or run on fuel-guzzling generators It is also the biggest market infrastructure project under the project.

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