Uganda plans for net metering, more off-grid solar

Uganda is planning further moves to improve the share of solar and renewables in its energy mix. The country’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, and the government-run Rural Electrification Agency have issued a joint request for Expressions of Interest to seek support for the creation of their Decentralized Renewables Development Program.

The program includes two main actions aimed at bringing solar to Ugandan homes and businesses: the launch of an off-grid master plan for the electrification of islands on Lake Victoria; and the creation of a pilot scheme for solar net metering.

Full article: pv-magazine



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