Govt urged to make solar viable alternative to hydro power

The Solar Renewable Energy Skills and Environmental Education Programme, which has so far passed out 62 solar energy electricians in the districts of Kamuli, Luweero (Bombo) and Lamwo, is part of the larger plan that seek to promote solar energy as an alternative energy resource.

The programme which is run under a partnership between Don Bosco Kamuli Vocational Institute, Sendea Academy and support from German Development Cooperation (GIZ), will seek before the end of the year to at least pass out 200 solar experts.

Ms Loy Florence Kyozaire, the Sendea Academy chief executive officer, challenged government to support solar related initiatives as well as establishing supportive policy instruments to enhance harvesting of solar energy, which can be an alternative source of energy, especially in rural areas.

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