A survey by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics shows that the national electricity access rate has increased to 57 percent, of which 19 percent and 38 percent are on-grid and off-grid, connections respectively.
But Uganda needs to tap into renewable energy as a backup to hydro power. Ms Loy Florence Kyozaire the chief executive officer of Sendea, speaks to Prosper magazine’s Tom Brian Angurini about the fast evolving renewable energy space.
1.Where does your mandate start and end at SENDEA?
Sendea is an umbrella organisation representing the local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the solar industry and fully registered according to the laws of Uganda with 7 membership and 42 percent women owned enterprises.