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18:21
18:21

Gov’t Drafts Roadmap for Universal Access to Clean Energy 4 1

Under the new policy, quality solar and electric pressure cooking technologies will be cheaply promoted for homesteads to generate their own electricity and sell the surplus to government for transmission to under-served areas.
16:18
16:18

Weaker Laws Encouraging Power Theft and Vandalism -UMEME UMEME limited 3 1

The company lost at least 40 transformers to vandalism in addition to several other electricity supply infrastructure and illegal connections in the first half of 2018 alone. This translated into an estimated annual average loss of 100 billion shillings.
18:14
18:14

Muloni Constitutes Electricity Disputes Tribunal 1

The Tribunal is chaired by Charles Owor by and Deputized by Anacelet Turyakira. It had for long been operating with three members until the death Engineer Moses Musaazi last year.
14:02
14:02

Uganda to Attend EITI Board Meeting in Ukraine minerals 1

It is first time Uganda is attending the meeting after cabinet agreed that Uganda should join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative EITI. It is expected that Ugandas membership to EITI will enhance transparency and accountability and lasting value as it prepares for Oil and Gas production.
16:14
16:14

Petroleum Authority Unveils Oil and Gas Talents Register oil jobs 3 1 Top story

The register comes as Uganda prepares to begin construction of infrastructure to have first oil out of the ground. The Infrastructure developments estimated at USD 20 billion and expected create jobs.
21:15
21:15

Hima Cement Slams URA Tax on Biomass in Cement Manufacture biomass energy 1 4

Hima has been promoting coffee cultivation in Kasese and neighboring districts. After harvesting and drying, the coffee grains are usually separated from their husks, which were formerly treated as waste. They could then be transported to the cement plant, burned in the furnaces for clinker production.
18:28
18:28

Indian Firm Blocked from Mining Fort Patiko Rocks 1 5

In April 2016, the company paid Seven million Shillings to Gulu District Local Government for an Operation Permit to undertake quarry work at the site. But the deal sparked disagreements between Patiko Chiefdom under the leadership of Rwot Collins Atiko and Patiko Sub County leaders. Rwot Atiko says the chiefdom does not approve plans to degrade the natural wealth of its people.
13:23
13:23

Kasese Residents Demand Speedy Revival of Kilembe Mines 2

The mine, with estimated deposits of copper in excess of 4,000,000 tonnes, and 5.5-million tonnes of cobalt reserves, ceased operations in 1978 as a result of insecurity, a steep fall in prices of the copper ore and dilapidated equipment.
14:23
14:23

Total Trains Welders For Albertine Projects giz 1

The training launched in Kampala on Tuesday a training of welders in Buliisa and Lwengo Districtswill ensure that Ugandans from the Albertine region and East African Crude Oil Pipeline areas get employed.
15:41
15:41

Researcher Rules out Oil War between Uganda and DRC resource curse 1 2 Top story

Dr. Rwengabo, an expert in conflict processes, international security, Arms Control and International Relations says the threat of war has been diffused by diplomatic and bilateral arrangements over the last ten years.
19:05
19:05

IEA: Oil Investment Drought Source Of Concern tullow 1

he head of the International Energy Agency IEA, Dr. Fatih Birol, says the weak global investment picture in the oil and gas sector remains a source of concern. Birol in a statement on Monday said more investment in global oil and gas exploration and production is crucial to ensure future supplies are able to meet growing demand.
11:45
11:45

Fuel Prices: Uganda Oil Company Needs Strategic Reserves Storage petrol prices 1 3 Top story

The national strategic stocks are supposed to be maintained at governments cost unlike the fuel reserves that are stocked by a commercial player running the Jinja Fuel Terminal on behalf of Uganda National Oil Company--UNOC. UNOC General Manager, John Bosco Habumugisha, says while the Jinja storage Terminal contracted to One Petroleum Uganda Limited OPL is intervening in the current fuel crisis, the government must provide funds for the storage of strategic stock for emergencies.
19:32
19:32

Government Hires New "Owners Engineer" For Isimba Dam isimba power dam 1 Top story

Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited Corporate Affairs Manager, Simon Kasyate in a statement confirmed that ARTELIA EAU ENVIRONMENT and KKATT CONSULT LIMITED are the new Owners Engineer OE for the Isimba 183MW Hydro Power Project.
13:46
13:46

Atomic Energy Chief Visits Uganda Over Nuclear Ambitions iaea 1

Yukiya Amano is expected from 17th to 20th January 2018 to among other activities commission newly acquired radiotherapy machines at Uganda Cancer Institute.
15:52
15:52

Isimba Dam Construction Halted Over Floods isimba power dam 1 Top story

Construction of the Isimba hydro-power dam has been halted after the river flooded the 183MW power house early this week. The flooding at Isimba dam comes at the time when it is reportedly running behind schedule. There are fears that the latest developments could further delay its completion.
17:02
17:02

Belgians Pick Interest in Uganda's Energy Sector tullow oil company 1 2

Belgiums interest in Ugandas energy sector is picking with a number of its investors looking into the possibility of taking up lucrative jobs in the oil and gas.
10:11
10:11

New Report Paints Gloomy Picture for Electricity Access hydropower 1

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi said ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all, is not only a question of satisfying households basic energy needs.
14:52
14:52

Uganda Maintains Nuclear Power Ambitions nuclear weapons 1 1

Muloni said that the Government of Uganda continues to prepare for the introduction of nuclear power as part of the diversification strategy for meeting future electricity needs for social economic development.
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Nuclear Still Uganda's Priority in Electricity Mix- Muloni nuclear energy unit 2 1 Top story

Training is going on of staff in nuclear for them to operate two units of nuclear plants each with 1000 MW of electricity.
13:54
13:54

Can Uganda Achieve Universal Electricity Access by 2030? renewable energy 4 1 Top story

Dr Frank Sebbowa, a former Chief Executive Officer, in an interview expressed doubt on Ugandas ability to meet the National Development Plan aspirations. He noted the fact that power generation in the country is likely to double from the current 825 MW to 1757 by 2020.
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