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Uganda

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Meet the Permanent Representative of Uganda to IRENA

IRENA spoke to the Permanent Representative of Uganda to the Agency, His Excellency Ambassador Zaake Wanume Kibedi, to learn more about the country’s achievements in the field of renewable energy.


Rooftop Solar Power in Uganda: Changing Lives, One Family at A Time

To analyse the potential usage and investment needs of installing rooftop solar PV on different structures, the Municipality of Kasese in Uganda received IRENA’s support through the use of SolarCity Simulator.


Renewable Energy Policies for Cities: Buildings

Renewable Energy Policies for Cities: Buildings is one of a series of three briefs intended to help policy makers accelerate efforts to create sustainable cities powered by renewable energy.

  • May 2021
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  • Policy, Energy Transition
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  • English

Renewable Energy Policies for Cities

The report outlines ways in which cities can catalyse the shift to a low-carbon future, in turn supporting regional and national governments with the achievement of sustainable energy targets.

  • May 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English
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  • China, Costa Rica

Renewable Energy Policies for Cities: Transport

This brief will highlight best practices in sustainable urban transport and showcase city actions that accelerate the creation of sustainable transport systems.

  • May 2021
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  • Transport, Policy
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  • English

How Cities Can Take Action to Drive the Energy Transition

The report outlines ways in which cities can catalyse the shift to a low-carbon future – in turn supporting regional and national governments with the achievement of sustainable energy targets and the realisation of global climate objectives.


Renewable Energy Policies for Cities

This webinar presented main findings of the new report, with a view toward the motivations and objectives that compel cities to act; the variety of drivers that either enable or constrain cities’ actions and thus influence what they can do; and the policy tools they can apply. Shaped by these factors, cities can play a multitude of roles.

  • 17 May 2021
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  • Benefits, Energy Transition, Power, Climate Change, Transport
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  • Virtual

Launch Webinar: IRENA’s SolarCity Simulator - Assessing Rooftop Solar Potential

This webinar featured the launch of the platform and demonstrates how the tool has been utilised by homeowners, investors and project developers to assess the rooftop solar PV potential in areas such as Zhangjiakou, China; Castries, St Lucia; and Victoria, Seychelles; and Kasese, Uganda.

  • 29 June 2021
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  • Off-grid for Energy Access, Energy Transition
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  • Virtual

Advancing Africa with Renewable Energy Auctions

Renewable energy auctions in South Africa, Uganda and Zambia are changing renewables’ prospects on the continent.


Harnessing the Power of Renewables in Refugee Camps

IRENA is supporting UNHCR to improve electricity access to refugee settings. This interview to Toby Harward, head of the UNHCR office in Abu Dhabi, reveals the outcomes of this collaboration and new challenges that need to be met by the UN, governments, and local communities in order to response to current refugee emergencies.