For years now, Uganda’s domestic electricity demand has been meagre. Most of the electricity generated is consumed by industrialists who when combined utilise more than half of the electricity generated.
Lack of reliability of power amongst those with access to electricity has affected demand, pushing people to use alternative sources of energy.
According to a recently concluded study undertaken by Voluntary Action for development, a non-government organisation, domestic demand for electricity is stifled by poverty.
Read more: Daily Monitor