Govt urged to support investment in solar as viable alternative to hydro power

Speaking during the launch of the sixth solar energy in Uganda at Nsanvu village in Buikwe district, Loy Kyozaire, the CEO of Association of Sendea Uganda, a local cooperative supporting entities in the renewable energy space said there is need for government to improve on the regulatory environment around renewable energy.

She noted since renewable energy works well in Uganda, the environment can be utilized to improve access to clean energy but also save the surrounding where communities thrive.

“Even with the electricity grid network rolling in many parts of rural areas of Uganda, connectivity is in some cases is non-existent and calls for more access to affordable alternatives. This particular pilot at Nsanvu Village in Buikwe district will enable domestic and micro business owners improve on their livability,”Kyozaire said.
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