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Scaling-up electricity access via Solar home Systems (SHS) and a commercial sustainable fee-for-service business model in rural Western Uganda.

Scaling-up electricity access via Solar home Systems (SHS) and a commercial sustainable fee-for-service business model in rural Western Uganda. The project aims to provide 1600 households and businesses with high levels of electricity at affordable monthly prices. For the customer, this means long term (> 20year) maintenance and replacement guarantees for an affordable monthly fee, with no hidden costs. The project will grow the customer base to a scale that supports financial sustainable operations.

Project code: UGA8064

Project Type: Scale up

Sector: Solar PV

Location of Implementation: Mbabara, Uganda

Duration (months): 24

Organization: Foundation Rural Energy Services

Type of Organization: NPO

Project Office: Postbus 15247, 1001 ME Amsterdam, RSIN: 814732161, The Netherlands

Local partner: FRES Uganda headquarters, Plot 35, Lower Circular Road, Boma, Mbarara, Uganda

Country of lead applicant: The Netherlands

Website: www.fres.nl

Status: ongoing