Business, Energy, Hydro, Policy, Trade & Industry

Surplus electricity allows Umeme to offer tariff reductions

April 15

April 15—The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has approved Umeme’s tariff card for the second quarter which […]

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Business, Energy, Hydro

Uganda’s Isimba power station to be commissioned March 21

March 20

President Museveni is expected to preside over the commissioning of Uganda’s 183MW Isimba hydro-power station, on […]

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Finance, Hydro, Infrastructure, Investment

Multinational fund provides $27m for Uganda dam

March 5

Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), the business arm of the emerging African Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), has […]

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Business, Companies, Energy, Hydro

Fire Eskom – Uganda legislators recommend

March 4

UEGCL says without intervention, the power house has a useful economic life of just ten years left.

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Business, Energy, Hydro

Isimba commercial ops start March 31

February 9

Uganda’s 183 MW Isimba hydro-power station is set to start commercial operations on March 31, following […]

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Business, Companies, Energy, Hydro, Infrastructure, Policy

Eskom Uganda hints of higher tariffs in 2019

January 21

January 21, 2019—Eskom Uganda Limited (EUL), one of two major national generators, is hinting of higher […]

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Hydro, Infrastructure, Investment

French firm Sogea Satom to build Kampala water plant

June 13

June 13, 2018—The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has signed a contract with French engineering […]

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Energy, Finance, Hydro, Investment, Policy

Uganda’s Bujagali dam faces refinancing battle

March 5

March 5—The World Bank is considering a refinancing package for Uganda’s 250MW Bujagali hydro-power dam amid a high-profile […]

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Business, Companies, Hydro, Infrastructure

Indian consultants given final ultimatum on report

September 19

September 19—Energy Infratech Pvt Limited (EIPL), the Indian consultancy firm whose contract for supervising Isimba Dam construction […]

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Companies, Energy, Hydro, Infrastructure, Investment

Generating utility sends 20 to Zambia for further training

August 25

August 25—The Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) has sent a team of 20 engineers and technicians to […]

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