Hima has been promoting coffee cultivation in Kasese and neighboring districts. After harvesting and drying, the coffee grains are usually separated from their husks, which were formerly treated as waste. They could then be transported to the cement plant, burned in the furnaces for clinker production.
International Renewable Agencys Director-General Adnan Z. Amin in a statement said legislators have a key role to play in enacting and overseeing the laws that govern the energy sector, and in widening the support for renewables.
Muloni said that the Government of Uganda continues to prepare for the introduction of nuclear power as part of the diversification strategy for meeting future electricity needs for social economic development.
Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review 2017, released at IRENAs 13th Council meeting, on Tuesday provides the latest employment figures of the renewable energy sector and insight into the factors affecting the renewable labour market.
A survey of potential sites for nuclear power development was conducted by the Siting Working Group SWG comprising of experts from different Ministries and Departments. The results of the survey recommended areas around the Kyoga, Katonga and Aswa regions as the most suitable potential sites for nuclear stations and substations.
A surge in renewable generation last year played a critical role in keeping global energy-related carbon emissions flat for the second year in a row, according to a report by the International Energy Agency IEA.
Africa is endowed with vast renewable energy resources but many remained untapped because of of related cost, lack of technologies to extract them and poor cor-ordination at regional and continental levels.