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Renewable Energy

Government secures 11.8billion to build renewable energy plants in five Districts

Government secures 11.8billion to build renewable energy plants in five Districts

Government is final stages to build renewable energy plants in five Districts of Arua, Jinja, Mbale, Mbarara and Masaka in a bid to increase access of energy. The plants which will operate using human waste are expected to contribute 400 kilo watts to the national grid. According to the Assistant commissioner renewable energy John Tumuhimbise, […]

UNREEEA tasks government to rethink access to renewable energies for all

UNREEEA tasks government to rethink access to renewable energies for all

The Uganda national renewable energy and energy efficiency alliance (UNREEEA) is tasking the government of Uganda to rethink on increasing the access to renewable energies among the nation across the country if the country’s environment and natural endowment is to be saved from massive degradation. Addressing a news conference ahead of the alliance’s first ever annual […]

Rising demand for renewable energy could drive more land grabs, warn researchers

Rising demand for the dominant form of renewable energy worldwide – wood – could drive yet more acquisitions of land in developing countries where food insecurity is rising and land rights are weak, say researchers at the International Institute for Environment and Development. In a briefing paper published today (30 August), they warn that this […]

Renewable Energy Continued Growth in 2010 Despite Recession

Renewable energy supplied an estimated 16% of global final energy consumption; Emerging and developing economies show rising share of renewables policies, investment, supply, and use The newly released REN21 Renewables 2011 Global Status Report shows that the renewable energy sector continues to perform well despite continuing economic recession, incentive cuts, and low natural gas prices. Authored by Worldwatch […]

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