Dedicated productive use of energy (PUE) solutions are a promising segment in the off-grid solar sector, with the potential to boost income levels and improve energy access. PUE is any agricultural, commercial or industrial activity involving energy services as a direct input to the production of goods, or provision of services, to increase income or […]
Uganda Off-Grid Energy Market Accelerator (UOMA), in collaboration with United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Power Africa, hosted a matchmaking event for solar irrigation financing in Kampala on 28th August 2019.
Market Accelerator seeks to reduce barriers to scale to accelerate off-grid energy access in Uganda
Today, about 80% of Ugandans live without access to modern energy. Bringing energy to these households has become a central focus of Uganda’s development agenda, with frequent discussion on reaching ‘universal access’ in the coming decades.