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20:11
20:11

Delayed UETCL Compensation Irks Moroto Residents 1

The government is currently undertaking the extension of a high voltage power line to Karamoja sub region with a USD 80 million 290 billion Shillings, loan from the Islamic Development Bank. A Chinese firm, Nanjing Paji Steel Power Manufacturing Company Limited, has been contracted to construct the 160 kilometers line from Opuyo substation to Moroto.
01:48
01:48

Government Offers Free Electricity Connections To Households 1 6 Top story

The policy launched by Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi comes amidst concern about low electricity access despite increased power generation in the country.
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.
07:22
07:22

NGO Questions Gov't Over Electricity Exports power exports 2

James Banabe Isingoma, the Acting Director of Energy Resources Development, defends the power exports.
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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.
16:48
16:48

Is It Time to Rethink Hydropower Dam Construction in Uganda? renewable energy 1 2

The government plans to increase hydropower generation from the current 825 Megawatts to 2500 Megawatts in the next two years or 2020. Two flagship large hydropower projects are under construction. Karuma is expected to produce 600 MW while Isimba will have 180 MW of power generated.
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18:22

Experts Meet In Kampala For Energy Investments 1 3

Muloni said apart from Solar and Geothermal energy sources, government is exploring into the potential of producing power from wind in some of the areas.
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Ministers Meet To Scale up Geothermal Energy Globally eskom uganda 1

More than 200 participants from governments, business leaders and geothermal experts are discussing the challenges and opportunities associated with scaling-up geothermal energy.
16:56
16:56

Govt Acquires Land for Karuma Compensation ministry of energy 1 Top story

Persons affected by Karuma power Dam construction could be compensated by the end of this year, almost five years after they were asked to vacate their land. The affected persons have been waiting for over five years to be physically relocated but the government had not secured the required land.
13:04
13:04

Uganda Gears Up For Inaugural Future Energy Conference geothermal energy 1

Uganda is gearing up towards hosting the inaugural Future Energy Uganda conference where it is expected to showcase the enormous energy investment potential. The inaugural conference in Kampala from 12-13 September 2017 is expected to attract investors and decision makers to explore areas of renewable energy like geothermal and solar that are still under exploited.
14:28
14:28

Lightning Caused Thursday National Power Blackout umeme power company

The lightning according to sources hit installations at Nalubale switch yard leading to a tripping in generation at all the three hydro power stations Kiira, Bujagali and Nalubale.
21:15
21:15

Generation Failure Causes Country-Wide Power Blackout umeme 1

Umeme blamed the power outages on what it called a technical problem affecting generation in most parts of the country. The Outages in some parts of Kampala last for about three hours before power was restored.
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17:33

Chinese Investors Root for Opportunities in Uganda 4

Speaking at the Hunan-Uganda investment conference in Kampala, Xu Xiang Ping, the Hunan Principal Director-General and head of the delegation, said Hunan, which is about the size of Uganda, has made a remarkable transformation from a subsistence agriculture-based economy to an industrial one.
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