Parliament should increase budget for off grid solar

In the electricity sub-sector, significant developments have been registered with electricity access increasing to about 20.4 per cent of the households, according to Uganda National Population and Housing Census. Ugandan Parliament approved Shs2.4 trillion of 2018/2019 National Budget to continue the implementation of several power projects such as the construction works of Karuma and Bujagali hydropower projects with the aim of increasing access to electricity connections. Under the Global Energy Transfer Feed in Tariff, constructions that included the 10MW Soroti and Tororo solar power plants and the 20MW pilot solar park in Kabulasoke, which was recently commissioned with the objective of increasing electricity access.

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