Ugandan Govt to intensify use of cooking gas in homes

LPG is a flammable mixture of hydrocarbon gases, which is used as fuel in cooking. Speaking during a press briefing, Mr Robert Kasande, Ministry of Energy permanent secretary, it was still puzzling why Ugandans continue to use charcoal yet cooking gas is cheaper.

According to a survey conducted by government, Mr Kasande said, more than 90 trucks of charcoal enter Kampala on a daily basis. This, he said, presents serious challenges to Uganda’s forest cover, which is being depleted at a very fast rate.

Meanwhile during the same briefing, State Minister for Energy Simon D’ Ujang, said government will set up a nuclear power plant by 2030. 😉

Read more: Daily Monitor



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