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16:28
16:28

ERA Cuts Electricity Prices for Domestic Consumers 1

While the cut for ordinary domestic consumers is negligible, commercial consumers will see theirs drop by at least Uganda shillings 3.8 to Ushs 645.6 in the period between April and June 2020, a significant relief for business people.
18:16
18:16

Arua Residents Accuse ERA for Sabotaging Development in West Nile 2 5

Several speakers took to the floor with bitterness, accusing ERA of failing them economically by not playing its regulatory role to ensure the region is well supplied with electricity.
16:23
16:23

Tribunal Halts Termination of Nyamabuye Hydropower Investor’s License 1

In July 2019, ERA issued a license revocation notice to the company saying it “was unlikely to fulfil its obligations under the license”. ERA gave the company 45-days to show cause why the license shouldn’t be revoked.
13:23
13:23

Umeme License Modification Delayed by a Month 1 1

The process which started mid last year was supposed to end on February 28, 2019, and the modifications were supposed to take effect on Friday, March 1, 2019. But a delay in the submission of new comments affected the timelines. Umeme now has up to Monday, March 4, to file its response to the comments, before a final decision by the board.
10:36
10:36

Electricity Supply Cost: Museveni, UMEME Differ On Statistics 5 2

UMEME Managing Director Selestino Babung last month said they serving Ugandans cheaply than regional peers. Babungi said compared to Kenya Power, the government owned electricity supplier in Kenya, UMEME is operating cost are 23 percent lower than they should have been.
08:01
08:01

ERA Reduces Power Tariffs for 2019 umeme 1

The Electricity Regulatory Authority ERA has reduced power tariff for both domestic, commercial and industrial consumers for the first quarter of 2019.
15:19
15:19

UMEME Projects To Increase Customer Base To 2.7 Million By 2025 umeme power 4 1

This means a cumulative increase of 1.4 million customers in seven years and addition of 200,000 customers to the power grid per year. The information is contained in the UMEME Performance Parameters for 2019 to 2025 currently being scrutinised by the regulator, Electricity Regulatory Authority.
17:26
17:26

ERA to Roll Out Nationwide Training of Wiremen 1 3

According to ERA Chief Executive Officer, Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako they have received funding from World Bank for the training. She said they will be skilling wiremen with certificates from recognized training institutions and will then be given permits to start work.
10:49
10:49

Kadaga Directs Energy Minister to Explain Increase in Power Tariffs 3 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed Energy Minister Irene Muloni to explain the increase in electricity tariffs contrary to an earlier decision taken by Parliament.
13:28
13:28

ERA Boss: Uganda Will Get a Better Deal after UMEME 1

Tibalwa argues that the circumstances under, which the 2004 deal was negotiated, have changed. For instance, she says the deal was negotiated after a long drought spell that had lowered power supply. This meant that government couldnt guarantee enough power supply for the distributor.
18:39
18:39

Umeme Wants Power Tariff Increased high power tariffs

Power utility firm Umeme wants its lifeline tariff increased from the current 150 shillings to 200 shillings. The Electricity Regulatory Authority ERA allows Umeme to provide 15 units per month for all domestic consumers charged at 150 shillings per unit.
09:38
09:38

How To Secure Umeme Compensation for Damaged Electrical Appliances wakiso town council 1

Umeme cant accept blame once the earthing is poorly done. After their investigations, Umeme engineers file a report, which is sent to their headquarters in Kampala.
15:33
15:33

Power Tariffs Reduced for the First Time in Nine Years 2 1 Top story

With effect from 16th January 2014, the end user tariff will be 520.4 shillings for domestic consumers instead of 524.5, 474.4 shillings for commercial consumers instead of 487.6, 452 shillings for medium industrial users instead of 458.9 and 310.4 shillings for large industrial consumers instead of 312.8.
15:03
15:03

ERA Defends UMEME On Power Costs umeme investments 2

Electricity Regulatory Authority—ERA has refuted claims by a committee of parliament that Umeme cheats Ugandans through inflated investment costs and power losses.
15:26
15:26

ERA: There is no Justification for Tariff increment electricity tariffs 2

However, Julius Wandera, the ERA Public Relations Officer says there is no justification for the continuous tariff increments despite the fact that it is provided for in the concession.
15:52
15:52

MPS: Automatic Electricity Tariff Adjustment Not User Friendly umeme

In their report which is yet to be debated in parliament, the committee which was instituted by speaker Rabecca Kadaga in August last year to investigate the irregularities in the electricity sector says that policy will make tariff rates unaffordable for Ugandans.
12:22
12:22

Electricity Consumer Committee Members Demand Facilitation umeme

But hardly, a week after signing a memorandum of understanding with ERA, some ECC members in Mbarara are demanding for facilitation.
16:12
16:12

ERA a Weak Regulator, MPs Say umeme 2

The parliamentary adhoc committee on energy has described power regulator, Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), as weak and incompetent.
19:45
19:45

Bujagali Tariff Still a Mystery high power tariffs

The uncertainty behind the rate at which government will buy power from Bujagali is far from over. Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) Executive Director Benon Mutambi says the tariff hasn’t been set, three months after the dam was completed.
17:48
17:48

Power Tariffs: Energy Probe Committee Wants to Meet Museveni high power tariffs

Members of Parliament on the Energy Committee are now moving to seek an urgent meeting with President Yoweri Museveni to ask him to intervene in the recent power tariff increments as a way of piling more pressure on government to stay their implementation.
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