31 May 2013
Official launch of the GET FiT Uganda Program. The program, jointly developed by the Government of Uganda, the Electricity Regulatory Agency (ERA) and KfW is designed to leverage private investment into renewable energy generation projects in Uganda. GET FiT is being supported by the Government of Norway, the United Kingdom, the Government of Germany and EU through the EU Africa Infrastructure Fund.
Number of small-scale renewable energy projects being fast-tracked by GET FiT through the involvement of private developers.
electricity generated from all of these projects combined (once operational).
combined generation capacity that will be built.
Percentage increase in Uganda’s energy production which in turn will contribute in tackling an anticipated supply shortage in the period up to 2020.
new households will be able to get access to energy, including in rural areas. Approximately 1.2 million people will benefit.
11 million tons
reduction in CO2 emission over the 20-year lifespan of the projects.