Uganda licenses first geothermal power project

By Betty Obbo   Government of Uganda has licensed the first ever geothermal power project that is hoped to boost Uganda’s power production by 150 Mega Watts in the coming four years. Uganda signed a power purchasing agreement with an American infrastructure firm, AAE Systems to construct a geothermal power plant at Katwe in Western…

STOP PARLIAMENT GIVING OIL TO INDIVIDUAL

NAPE Press Release on Oil: Uganda has been in the process of making laws for the governance of the petroleum sector. As you may recall the governance of the sector has been dogged by lack of information, breeding mistrust and general discontent among the public and parliament and this led to resolutions in October 2011…

NAPE promotes Locally Assembled Solar Lamps in Kyapaloni, Buseruka Sub-County in Hoima District

By Betty Obbo Most of Uganda’s current energy and electricity supply is generated from hydro, oil, and natural gas. These traditional energy sources however face a number of challenges including volatile prices, security concerns, and environmental impacts stemming from both the extraction and burning of fossil fuels. Concerning the effects of climate change and environmental…