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Business Uganda Development Scheme –Energy for Rural Transformation (BUDS-ERT) 2 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 00:00

Managed by the Private Sector Foundation Uganda, BUDS-ERT is the private sector component of the Uganda’s Energy for Rural Transformation Project (ERT).

Supported Activities Include:

  • Electrical Energy Efficiency Improvement  for Industries
  • Support to SoloarCompanies to open sustainable rural outlets

Beneficiary of the BUDS-ERT:

Under the framework of the Energy for Rural Transformation Project (ERT2) and in fulfillment of the ERT purpose of improving the productivity of rural enterprises as well as the quality of life of households, the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) supported the development of the Rwenzori Mountaineering Services (RMS) pico hydro scheme.

On a cost share support basis, PSFU provided financial and technical support for the conceptualization and construction of the 5 kW pico hydro scheme. The scheme was realized through a cooperation arrangement with the Centre for Research in Energy and Energy Conservation (CREEC) which developed and supervised the implementation of the scheme. The pico hydro scheme commenced operations in August 2013. Click on the link below for details.


Links to key partners

  1. www.worldbank.org
  2. www.rea.or.ug
  3. www.energyandminerals.go.ug
  4. www.reeep.org