Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA), an independent not-for-profit association dedicated to facilitating the growth and development of solar energy business in Uganda and East Africa, has launched a state-of-the art interactive website aimed at boosting solar energy uptake in Uganda.
Speaking at the launch, USEA’s Chief Executive Officer, Joyce Nkuyahaga noted that USEA is proud to officially unveil this online platform that will serve as a knowledge hub for USEA’s members and others key stakeholders interested in the solar sector, the opportunities and financial resources related to the solar energy sector in Uganda. Key stakeholders include; government, donor agencies, foreign missions, businesses, potential investors, and the general public.
“A critical part of USEA’s work is communication and advocacy. As an industry body, USEA is responsible for advocating to key stakeholders such as consumers and policy makers, about key issues related to the solar sector for instance on how to purchase quality solar products and support on tax related issues on behalf of its members to advance the industry,” said Nkuyahaga, adding, “This platform will avail us the opportunity to reach as many industry actors as we can.”