$121m to improve electricity access in Uganda

An investment worth $121 million (£77.44m) will be used to improve electricity access in Uganda. The government will use the loan to expand power use in rural areas. Only 14% of Ugandans nationwide and 7% in rural areas have access to a reliable energy source, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB). The project includes the […]

World ‘must move faster to reach green goals’

The world must move faster to reach its 2030 green energy targets. That’s according to a new report from the World Bank which tracks the progress of its ‘Sustainable Energy for All’ (SE4All) scheme. It looked at three goals: providing universal energy access, doubling the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency and doubling the share […]