NUCAFE Coffee Factory

Partner(s): Astonfield Solar, NUCAFE  

System Size: 172kW

Summary: Village Energy was contracted by Astonfield Solar to be the installation partner for NUCAFE coffee factory a C&I project.

Impact: Increased coffee processing and production benefiting hundreds of small scale farmers. 

Safe Future Uganda

Partner(s): Safe Future Uganda, Binance Charity Foundation 

System Size: 120-240W per installation, 51 installations

Summary: Village Energy installed Custom PV installations for 51 schools in various districts across the Central and Eastern regions. The installations range from 120-240W per school and are providing lighting to classrooms.

Impact: Our solar lighting solutions are going to provide lighting for more than 4,000 students!

Bidi Bidi & Nakivale Refugee Settlements

Partner(s): Social Innovation Academy (SINA), The Walking School Bus 

System Size: 720W & 1.3kW

Summary: Village Energy installed three Custom PV systems, two in Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement and one in Nakivale Refugee Settlement. The systems are designed to power lighting, laptops, internet routers, and tablets which will be used in the schools and training centres in the settlements.

Impact: The Bidi Bidi and Nakivale settlements serve a combined population of close to 400,000 people!

Kajjansi Market

Partner(s): Wakiso District Council, B-space 

System Size: 4kW

Summary: We installed a 4kW Custom PV system designed to power lighting for the entire market, including streetlights.

Impact: Since the installation, Kajjansi Market has extended their hours of operation into the night—increasing their number of customers served from 100/night to up to 500/night!

Energy 4 Impact: Solar DC Refrigeration

System Size: 240-600W per installation, 36 installations

Partner(s): Energy 4 Impact, CLASP

Summary: Village Energy participated in a Solar Refrigeration Pilot project conducted by Energy 4 Impact in conjunction with Clasp. We were responsible for installing 36 solar fridges for small shops in 7 districts across Uganda.

Impact: Since the installations, 50% of businesses have diversified their operations or started new product lines because of the fridges.

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