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GOGLA and USEA sign partnership to scale up the Productive Use of Renewable Energy in Uganda

GOGLA, the global association for the off-grid solar industry, and USEA, the Uganda Solar Energy Association, with the support of the IKEA Foundation, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to scale up the Productive Use of Solar Energy in Uganda in the next four years. 

The partnership seeks to enhance the use of renewable energy to improve food security and create economic empowerment in Uganda by:

  • Enhancing collaboration between government representatives and off-grid solar companies in Uganda.
  • Improving the enabling environment for the Productive Use of Renewable Energy (PURE) markets at a national level, ensuring proper coordination between government agencies and other stakeholders.
  • Increasing the availability of critical market data and actionable insights for PURE, generating more in-depth knowledge of PURE appliances, products, and solutions rolled out in the country.
  • Improving the PURE ecosystem.