PARTNERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS:
GRS Commodities Ltd is affiliated with the following programs and institutions in the field of renewable energy.
1. Promotion of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Program (PREEEP)
This program is implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, GIZ Office Kampala, Uganda with a goal of improve the access to modern sustainable energy services for the Ugandan population. Under the PREEP program, GiZ cooperates with GRS Commodities Ltd on the improvement of licensing procedures for small scale off grid projects as part of PREEP’s activities towards the enhancement of framework conditions for private sector led investments in renewable energy systems.
2. Sustainable Renewable Energy Businesses in Uganda Project
This project is hosted at Makerere University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in partnership with The Royal Norwegian Development Society - Norges Vel. The goal of this project to support the development of local renewable companies that utilize renewable energy in a sustainable and financially beneficial manner.
P.O.Box 4665 Kampala
GRS Commodities Ltd was incepted in May 2009 as a spin off from Wageningen University and Research Center in The Netherlands. The company was co-founded by Andrew Ssentongo after graduating with the MSc. European Food & Agribusiness (commercial bio-energy value chains) at The Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester, England and Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands.