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15:31
15:31

Electricity Access Scale-Up Project Launched in Teso Katakwi District 1 3

The project valued at USD 638 million and funded by the World Bank is going to be implemented over five years through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Developement and the Uganda Energy Credit Capitalization Company (UECCC) across the country.
21:11
21:11

Climate Commissioner Defends 600 Ugandans At COP28 In Dubai 1 4 Top story

Mwebesa, who is Uganda’s National Focal Point at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC) denies that Ugandans at the COP28 are on perdiem hunt or are there to enjoy.
17:44
17:44

A Glimpse into Uganda’s Energy Transition Strategy (Part Two) the just transition 1 Top story

Uganda has vehemently refused to abandon its oil and gas projects. The government of Uganda sees oil development as a way to diversify energy supplies and improve energy security by cutting reliance on oil imports.
17:18
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Orom Graphite Project: Construction of Mines to Start in 2024 graphite mining 1

Blencowe acquired the Orom-Cross Graphite Project in April 2020 from the Australian Firm, Consolidated African Mineral Resources Co Ltd which was handed a 21-year-long mining license in 2019 by the government.
13:04
13:04

Acholi Chief Tasks Gov’t on Transparency About Minerals in North Oil and Gas 1 3

Rwot Acana claimed while there have been ongoing debates about the Sub-region having large deposits of oil and gas and other valuable minerals, such information is limited to a few individuals while the locals and leaders never get to know the details.
07:38
07:38

Gov’t Issues New Timeline for Completion of Karuma Hydroelectric Project 1 3

Okasaai told URN that as of now, four out of the six units are fully operational and synchronized to the national grid. The fourth unit is pending completion by the end of November while the sixth unit will be ready in 2024 to enable optimum functionality of the decade-long hydroelectric facility.
07:45
07:45

Commercial Production of E-Mobility Passenger Vehicles Possible by 2040 - Experts 2

The experts made the projection during an Energy and Electric Mobility Conference convened by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to mark the 19th Annual Energy and Minerals Week 2023 at the Munyonyo Commonwealth Speke Resort in Kampala on Tuesday.
10:09
10:09

Gov’t Backs Geographical Information System Technology in PDM Implementation 1

Sidronious Okaasai Opolot, the Minister of State for Energy says GIS offers multi-layered solutions and plays a crucial role in identifying underserved rural areas that should be prioritized for energy expansion, aligning with the country’s goal of universal access by 2040 to alleviate poverty.
08:55
08:55

Implementation of Uganda’s Energy Policy to Cost UGX 930 Trillion energy transition 1 3 Top story

Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako, the Chief Executive Officer of the Electricity Regulatory Authority – ERA notes that Uganda is experiencing economic growth and rapid urbanization, which drive a steady increase in energy demand.
14:42
14:42

Germany Advises Against Nuclear Power in Uganda atomic energy 1 3 Top story

The entire project is estimated to cost over 604 trillion shillings.
16:19
16:19

Clampdown on Single-Pump Fuel Outlets Stirs Controversy in Masaka 1 3

Enforcement teams from the two government agencies jointly conducted impromptu operations this week clamping down on illegal fuel dealers who included single-pump fuel retailers, those selling adulterated fuel, and stations with compromised fuel pumps that cheat clients.
13:25
13:25

Ministry of Energy Accused of Utilizing UGX 527bn REA Funds Accountability 1 3

Tororo South County Member of Parliament Fredrick Angura said that the ministry did not receive sufficient funding under the Appropriation Bill for the Financial Year 2023/2024 due to the under-absorption of resources meant for REA.
08:51
08:51

Leaders Want Gov't to Prioritize Kalungu In New Free Electricity Connection Project 2

Bernadette Nassuna, the Vice Chairperson of Bukulula sub-county, said they are considering generating a formal petition to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development requesting that their area be included in the second round of the free electricity connections program.
12:29
12:29

Gov't to Carry Out Aerial Mineral Survey on Lake Kyoga Basin 8 1

The 18-month aerial survey is part of a five-year project funded by the Government, the World Bank, the African Development Bank, and the Nordic Development Fund.
12:52
12:52

Gov't Targets 1.7 Million Households in Free Electricity Connection Policy Elecricity Act 1999 3 2

The policy covers 3,449.1km of Medium Voltage, 7,131.61km of Low Voltage, and the installation of 1,926 distribution transformers in 91 districts.
11:21
11:21

UNOC Finally Gets License To Explore In Buliisa Oil rigs at CNOOC 1 Top story

UNOC has paid over 578 million shillings or $155700 as required by the laws and the signed Production Sharing Agreement and award of the Petroleum Exploration License.
16:32
16:32

Uganda Lacking Advanced Technology to Avert Vandalism of Electricity Infrastructure 1 3

Lawrence Kimbowa, UETCL’s Acting Principal Public Relations Officer disclosed that a total of 52 high voltage electricity pylons were destroyed by the vandals and now require over 37 billion Shillings to replace. Building a single pylon or tower costs approximately 365 million Shillings.
07:30
07:30

National Security Council To Discuss Electricity Vandalism-Nankabirwa 1 3 Top story

Chaired by the President, the Council comprises the Vice President, Ministers of Internal and Foreign Affairs, Security, Defense, Finance, and the Attorney General while the Inspector General of Police, Army Commander, and Internal and External Security Organizations Directors, among others as ex-officials.
11:24
11:24

Pending Motion to Retain REA’s Autonomy Puts Parliament, Executive at Crossroads 1 4

Medard Sseggona Lubega, the Busiiro County East Member of Parliament while debating the Government’s request to borrow up to US$331.5 million approximately 1.242 trillion Shillings from the World Bank to support the electricity access scale-up project opposed the merger of REA with the Energy Ministry.
20:52
20:52

Energy Ministry Given Seven Days to Explain Nationwide Power Outage load shedding 1 3 Top story

On Wednesday, the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited – UETCL, without giving reasons announced on its social media pages that they are experiencing a national blackout. “We shall keep you updated as we work on restoration of power. All inconveniences caused are regretted,” read the UETCL message to its stakeholders.
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