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Sustainable energy & community participation in biomass-based cogeneration in Uganda
James Baanabe Isingoma
|Other titles||Sustainable energy and community participation in biomass-based cogeneration in Uganda|
|Statement||by James Baanabe Isingoma|
|Series||AFREPREN/FWD occasional paper -- no. 30, Occasional paper (African Energy Policy Research Network) -- no. 30.|
|Contributions||African Energy Policy Research Network, Energy, Environment and Development Network for Africa, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Heinrich Böll Foundation (Nairobi, Kenya)|
|LC Classifications||TJ807.9.U33 I85 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 44 p. :|
|Number of Pages||44|
|LC Control Number||2010305031|
development of all forms of sustainable energy to meet the demand. There is now sufficient compelling evidence to show that sustainable energy supply is the basis for meaningful development. Countries with low energy consumption e.g. the LDCs and Sub-Saharan Africa will remain in this status unless their energy supply and. Denmark’s Cowi A/S has been appointed to carry out a full feasibility study for the 20MW Earth Energy biomass project in Gulu in northern Uganda. The $, contract has a one-year duration. Earth Energy Company Ltd received a $, grant from the African Development Bank-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa in for the study. Germany’s KfW and the United .
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The need for universal access to affordable clean energy is captured in the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, but some countries face challenges when it comes to energy access. One of them is Uganda and therefore Sweden will continue to support Uganda's development in the energy sector. information on biomass in energy data bases and assist in the development of sustainable energy policies. It is recommended that energy policy makers in ASEAN member countries acknowledge the important role of biomass energy and its future potential. This will mean biomass energy can be integrated in overall energy policy making and planning.
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Technology for the country. The total biomass based cogeneration capacity potential for Uganda is estimated to be MW .To date there are only three known cogeneration facilities, i.e in Kakira Sugar Works Ltd, Kinyara Sugar Works Ltd and Sugar Corporation of Uganda Ltd File Size: KB.
Uganda is endowed with many forms of energy sources that include large hydro, small hydro, geothermal, biogas, biomass, biomass-based cogeneration, wind, solar and more recently, petroleum - which is being explored in the rift valley region.
However, sustainable use of these resources has been declining due to a number of Size: KB. Uganda’s energy development is recognized in the Renewable Energy Policy ().
The Energy for Sustainable Development (ESD) report () presented a detailed analysis of biomass demand in Uganda. It revealed that woody biomass provided about five times the value of electricity and petro derived energy combined. Biomass is a renewable energy resource; however, its exploitation raises concerns about its ability to sustain the growing demand and its negative impacts on Cited by: The potential for biomass to contribute to Uganda’s energy development is recognized in the Renewable Energy Policy ().
At an international level, the year was declared by the UN as the official year of Sustainable Energy for All among the efforts towards providing a clean, affordable, reliable supply of energy to poor households. The advantage of cogeneration is that it is more energy efficient compared to when mechanical, thermal or electrical energy is produced independently.
Biomass materials which provide opportunity for cogeneration in Uganda include bagasse; a by-product of mill sugar processing, coffee and rice husks, and wood wastes such as wood shavings, sawdust and by: Overview of energy in Uganda The energy sector in Uganda is predominantly dependent on wood fuel, which accounts for up to 93 per cent of the country’s total energy needs.
The main other sources of energy are petroleum products (5 per cent) and hydro-electricity ( per cent). Wood fuel is the main source of heatingFile Size: 1MB. Ugandan firm Earth Energy Company Limited has been awarded a $, grant by the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) to prepare the first-ever biomass gasification project in Uganda.
The funds will facilitate a complete technical feasibility study; environmental and social impact assessment; a feed and detailed engineering design; as well as project management activities. Uganda has many different energy sources including hydro, geothermal, biomass, wind, solar and fossil fuels.
As ofthe total annual energy consumption was estimated to be provided by 20 million tons of wood,tons of oil products, a hydropower capacity of. Creating a Sustainable and Energy-Efficient Home on a Budget In addition, the increased utilization of biomass-based fuels will be instrumental in safeguarding the environment, generation of new job opportunities, sustainable development and health improvements in rural areas.
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Biomass. Biomass is the predominant type of energy used in Uganda, accounting for 94% of the total energy consumption in the country. Charcoal is mainly used in the urban areas while firewood, agro-residues and wood wastes are widely used in the rural areas although the sugar cane industry is currently using it to produce electricity in a cogeneration process.
"Biomass contributes over 90 per cent of the total energy consumed in the country and provides almost all the energy needs for cooking and water heating in rural areas, most urban households, institutions and commercial buildings, the document notes adding that biomass is the main source of energy for rural industries.
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A Pilot Study Report on Sustainable Utilization of Biomass Energy among the Fisher Folk of L Victoria Beaches, Kenya Lake Victoria is the main source of fish for East African countries. Five communities in Kenya depend on the lake for survival.
Downloadable (with restrictions). Biomass is a renewable energy resource; however, its exploitation raises concerns about its ability to sustain the growing demand and its negative impacts on the environment, particularly in developing countries.
These concerns are more prominent on the African continent where high population growth rates is leading to high rates of deforestation due to. Report on “Energy for Sustainable Development” Prepared by the Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) of behalf of the Joint ECOWAS Economic Community of West African States EE Energy Efficiency ESCO Energy Service Company instance less than 4% in Uganda compared to 66% in South Africa or % in Mauritius),File Size: KB.
Uganda is richly endowed with renewable energy resources for energy production and the provision of energy services. The total estimated potential is about 5, MW.
These resources, however, remain largely unexploited, mainly due to the perceived technical and financial risks. Hydro and biomass are considered to have the largest potential for electricity generation.
Responsibility for community development as part of the entire supply chain system. This is in accordance with the provisions of Law no. 40 year on Private Companies that exploitation of natural resources are require to implement CSR for Community Development.
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Abstract: One of Uganda’s greatest hindrances to development is lack of access to energy. In rural areas where about 84% of the population lives, access to electricity is less than 2% a situation that lives rural communities to continue depending on biomass based fuels in forms of firewood and by: 1.Stakeholder participation is generally defined as the process whereby individuals and groups take an active role in decisions that affect them.
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