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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.