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Solar module factory begins production in Burkina Faso

The 30 MW fab will assemble modules with power ratings from 260 W to more than 330 W.


Uganda plans for net metering, more off-grid solar

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development of the Sub-Saharan country is currently seeking advice for its Decentralized Renewables Development Program, which includes an off-grid master plan for the electrification of islands on Lake Victoria and the creation of a pilot program for solar net metering.

Uganda issues tender to bring off-grid solar to schools in seven regions

Uganda’s government seeks proposals to bring off-grid solar solutions to 89 post primary education institutions across the country.


SolarNow financing facility aiming to reach 70% of rural Uganda with off-grid systems

SolarNow and fellow investors SunFunder, Oikocredit and ResponsAbility Investments have announced a $6 million receivables financing facility for the installation of off-grid solar systems in the African nation of Uganda.


Uganda seeks proposals for mini-grid project in 25 villages

Funds for the projects will be provided by the EU and Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)


Canadian Solar supplies modules to Uganda’s largest PV project

The Chinese solar manufacturer and developer has supplied 10 MW of solar PV modules to the Soroti Photovoltaics Plant in Uganda.

Pay to own residential solar reaches 100,000 customers in Uganda

Fenix International, a silicon-valley technology company backed by venture capital, today announced that it has sold its solar financing model to 100,000 residential customers in Uganda.


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