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New solar grid to light 3,000 homes in Lamwo (Uganda)

The State Minister for Energy, Mr Sidronius Okaasai Opolot,  has commissioned 25 solar-powered mini grids in Lamwo District under the Promotion of Mini-Grids for Rural Electrification Project. The project will ensure supply of electricity to at least 3,000 homesteads and 100 business units across 25 villages.

Mr Okaasai said the mini grids are part of the 40 that government tendered for development about a year ago.
He said over reliance on charcoal was jeopardising the country’s fight against climate change, adding that government was committed to prioritising clean energy.

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