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10:29
10:29

Gov’t Procures Two Weighbridges for Karamoja Moroto District 2 1

The procurement of the weighbridges follows several calls from different stakeholders over the absence of proper measures to determine taxes from the minerals and also to help control the load on the trucks to protect roads from damage.
13:57
13:57

Energy Transition: Is Investment in Crude Oil Refinery Worth It? 1 2 Top story

While some studies and analysts say the future of the refinery sector is likely to be challenging especially in the second half of the century, Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) which will own 40% of the refinery has indicated that the project will remain profitable.
21:08
21:08

Bushenyi Oil Leaked from Pump Fuel Station: Energy Ministry 1 1

Last week, residents of Mastya Village when they found kerosene freely flowing in their area from underground. As a result, the Energy Ministry dispatched a technical team from Petroleum Supply Department to pick samples from the alleged wells and conduct an offsite survey.
18:12
18:12

New Mining and Minerals Bill Worries Busia Artisanal Miners 3 2

Citizens caught mining without permits commit an offence, according to the draft, and are liable to a fine of one billion Shillings or imprisonment not exceeding seven years or both, upon conviction. The bill also provides for a fine of 100 million Shillings to miners using hazardous substances such as mercury or imprisonment not exceeding three years or both.
12:03
12:03

UNBS in Nationwide Standards Awareness Drive to Curb Fake Solar Products entrepreneurs 3 1

Simon Kilama, a solar energy consumer from Nwoya District welcomed the initiative but castigated the Bureau for taking too long to enforce the standards. Godfrey Akena, the Chairperson Omoro Town Council Business Community Association wondered why non-compliant products are allowed in the country.
18:33
18:33

Utility Companies Challenged on Slow Response to Complaints Electricity 3

While Umeme’s social media sites have been hailed as some of the most interactive and helpful, it is common for complaints lodged to be followed by complaints of delays in handling the situation. Most of the complaints to Umeme are about unexplained power outages.
16:53
16:53

Gov't to Carry Out Fresh Aerial Mineral Survey in Karamoja 1

The survey that will cost about 86 Billion Shillings will start next month in the areas of Karamoja and Lamwo district. Dr Isaiah Tumwikirize, the principal Geophysicist in the Ministry of Energy and Minerals Development says that the survey will last for one year and six months.
12:17
12:17

Umeme Unveils Shs800 Billion Plan for 2021 2

Umeme is expected to start evacuation of power from Karuma hydropower plant and needs to continue investing in the distribution network, to not only improve supply but to boost demand too.
20:26
20:26

Energy Companies Asked to Reduce Power Tariffs electricity tariff 2

Kitutu says the other companies involved in upstream level activities like generation and transmission should not take advantage of the public ignorance which leaves distributors like Umeme as the visible culprits.
19:25
19:25

Energy, Finance Officials Disagree on Compensation of Pipeline Affected Persons 3

Construction of the East African Crude Oil Export Pipeline project is due to start next year, but people along the planned route were evicted almost two years ago, with promises of compensation.
11:46
11:46

Rural Electrification Project Beneficiaries Protest High Tariffs 3 1

Barbra Nankya, a resident of Kyakibuta village in Lwabenge Sub County says they were highly excited on received powers after many decades of waiting, but to their disappointment, the cost associated with consuming it is heavily eating into their meagre incomes.
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