Uganda project creates opportunity to build large-scale solar power plants funded by conservation investors.

Why did Africa’s first Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum, which was organised by The Giants Club and hosted by the Ugandan Government, matter? For me it is because it creates the opportunity to build large-scale solar power plants funded by conservation investors.

These power plants would feed into the national grid and enter into long-term power purchase agreements with the Ugandan power utility Umeme. If successful, the proceeds would then be focused on conservation activities in the country.

Read more by Guy Lawrence at The Independent
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