The Swedish embassy in Kampala is making a significant contribution to Uganda’s CleanStart program under the United National Capital Development Fund. The donation is meant to set up a Renewable Energy Challenge Fund (RECF) in Uganda.

“This will make it possible for at least 15 additional enterprises to grow and scale up access to affordable energy for over 150,000 households by 2020,” Mr. Lindgärde said on Thursday.

By the end of 2020, RECF aims to support 150,000 low income households’ transition to renewable energy.

“Today, Sweden is reaffirming its continued support to Uganda’s development in the energy sector. I say “reaffirming” because Sweden has been a partner in Uganda’s energy sector since 1993,” he emphasized.

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