Two 10 MW concessions awarded under the GEt Fit solar facility

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) in cooperation with GET FiT Uganda,

announce the conclusion of the process for the selection of the first 20 MW of

solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in Uganda.

 

After a competitive bidding process that was initiated in January 2014, the

projects proposed by the Ugandan-Italian consortium - Simba Telecom Ltd./

Building Energy SpA ( www.the-simba-group.com , www.buildingenergy.it )

and the consortium of Access / TSK Electronica (United Arab Emirates/Spain)

( www.access-advisory.com ) have been selected by ERA and the GET FiT

Investment Committee to benefit from the GET FiT Solar Facility, a dedicated

support scheme for solar PV development. The two consortia will now each

build, own and operate grid-connected solar projects of 2x5 MW in Tororo

and Soroti Districts respectively.

 

Funding for the facility is provided by the European Union via the EU Infrastructure Trust Fund.

 

For more information, please download the official press release by ERA and GET FiT / KfW below. 

 

 

Joint Press Release_SOLAR PV.pdf
PDF-Dokument [562.0 KB]

Recent:

Launch of 3rd and FINAL RFP round


The GET FiT Secretariat wishes to inform interested developers that the third and final Request for Proposals (RfP) round of the GET FiT Premium Payment Mechanism has been launched on November 10th, 2014, 9am. Interested developers with a project site with an eligible technology may require the tender documents from the GET FiT Secretariat. 

 

Supported technologies: 

Small hydro, biomass, bagasse

Closing date is on January 23rd, 2015, 3am EAT.

Uganda ranked 10th by Bloomberg in a global survey on investment climate and policies for clean energy investments among 55 emerging economies 

Click here to access the interactive tool by BNEF

The GET FiT Uganda facility has concluded its first year of implementation. For more detailed information on milestones achieved, please download the GET FiT Annual Report 2013 here.

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