Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • MOEMD—Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development
  • Electricity Regulatory Authority
  • Rural Electrification Agency
  • Uganda Solar Energy Association [USEA]
  • Uganda National Bureau of Standards
  • Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (UETCL)
  • Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UETCL)
  • Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (UETCL)
  • Energy Policy, 2002
  • Renewable Energy Policy, 2007
  • RESP II
  • Uganda-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource
  • UNEP Uganda Energy Profile
  • Energy Efficiency Roadmap for Uganda
  • Uganda Solar Energy Utilization: Current Status and Future Trends
  • Impact Assessment Of The Solar Electrification Of Health Centres
  • A design approach of off-grid hybrid electric microgrids in isolated villages: a case study in Uganda
  • Review of Solar PV market development in East Africa
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 26.0 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    3.86%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    127
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 699.5 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    21.28%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    14.95%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    NA
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    92.95%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    B
  • Moody's
    B2
  • Fitch
    B+
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