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Increasing access to modern energy packages in rural areas [NDF C2]

Photo: Ivan Senfuma
Photo: Ivan Senfuma
Photo: Ivan Senfuma
22.11.2010
The NDF intervention, constituting a part of the Energy for Rural Transformation Project, aims at increasing energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy technologies in rural Uganda.

Uganda
Increasing access to modern energy packages in rural areas
Ref: NDF C2

EUR 3 million
Project period: 2009–2013
Partner agency: World Bank

Objectives

The NDF intervention, constituting a part of the Energy for Rural Transformation Project, aims at increasing energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy technologies in rural Uganda. The objective is to decrease greenhouse gas emissions by installation of solar photo-voltaic systems within the health and water sectors in remote communities in the Northern and Eastern Uganda. The aim is to provide solar energy packages for 100 health centres and for 4 water pumping systems. It is estimated that CO2 emissions will decrease by 100 tons per year due to the supported systems.

Financing

The NDF intervention is part of the Energy for Rural Transformation Project, which is financed by the World Bank/IDA, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Government of Uganda. Local ministries will coordinate the implementation of the NDF intervention. NDF’s grant financing totals EUR 3 million. Total project funding amounts to USD 93 million.

NDF Contact

Regional Manager Charles Wetherill
Telephone +358 10 618 002