Sustainable Energy Services for Kitobo Island

The project aims at providing access to clean, reliable and affordable electricity to the whole community of Kitobo Island, Uganda, through a Stand-alone Smart mini-grid Solar PV power plant. The project faces the rural electrification challenge with an innovative business model based on a bilateral approach that customers’ growth is their growth.

The success of the project will strongly impact local productivity, contributing to the reduction of poverty as well as population’s vulnerability to climate change, for a real sustainable economic development of the local community.

Project code: UGA11085

Project Type: Demonstration

Sector: Solar PV

Location of Implementation: Kitobo Island, Uganda

Duration (months): 12

Organization: Absolute Energy Servizi S.r.l.

Type of Organization: Private Company

Project Office: via Antonio Bertoloni 41, Roma, Italy

Project implementation address: Ggaba Road, Plot 111, Kampala, Uganda

Country of lead applicant: Italy


Status: ongoing