Energy, Hydro

Uganda’s power import plans in limbo as Isimba limps back to grid

August 20

Uganda says it is reviewing earlier plans to import 60Mw of electricity from Kenya, after technicians […]

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Energy, Hydro, Infrastructure

Karuma commissioning will take national grid to West Nile

September 25

Uganda’s West Nile region will for the first get connected to the national grid mid-next year, […]

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Business, Energy, Hydro, Infrastructure, Trade & Industry

RWANDA’s call: Uganda says Kampala-Kigali regional power inter-connector ready for business

March 17

The long delayed Uganda-Rwanda 220KV power line is finally ready for commissioning after Kampala successfully concluded […]

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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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