Uganda issues tender for off-grid solar in schools

Uganda’s Ministry of Education and Sports has issued a tender for the supply of off-grid PV solutions to 89 post-primary educational institutions. As per the tender document, 44 solar packages will have to be provided to schools located in the eastern, north-eastern, northern and west Nile regions, while another 45 packages will have to be delivered to schools in the western, south-western and central regions. The bid closing date is December 29, 2017 and the bids will be individually evaluated within 20 days of the bid closing deadline. The new tenders have been released following the African Development Bank’s grant of $2.3 million in April 2017 to help advance Uganda’s decentralised renewable development programme.


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