CREEC Participates in Energy Week 2013
CREEC took part in this year’s Energy Exhibition at the National Theatre parking lot from the 24th to the 28th of September. The exhibition was part of other activities meant to mark the annual Energy Week aimed at increasing awareness about access to modern energy and promoting efficient use of energy. Other activities included dialogues with stakeholders and workshops.
This year’s activities to mark the event were speared headed by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) under the theme; Save Energy, Save the Environment, You can Make a Difference.
CREEC sensitized people about the significance of testing services of bioenergy and solar PV to the industry during this year’s exhibition. The centre promoted services offered in testing laboratories of; Stoves-Regional Testing and Knowledge Centre and Solar PV, and the gek gasifier technology. Participants in this year’s exhibition were majorly interested in learning more about the gek gasifier technology and how it works in generating power.
Some of the participants in this year’s exhibition included among others; Energy Explorerz, UMEME, REA, ERA, Small Solutions, Ultra Tec, Barefoot Power, Total, Green Heat Uganda Ltd, Awamu Bioenergy Ltd, MEMD, JEEP, several civil society and private sector organizations.