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Karuma Hydropower Dam defects fixed

The contractor set to come up with a new commissioning plan Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Karuma Hydropower Dam, the country’s flagship power project, now has all identified defects fixed but it is likely to miss the June 2022 target date for commissioning. Executives at the state-run Uganda Electricity …

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UEGCL sends staff for retooling in Zambia

This comes as the company plans to switch on Karuma Dam  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) on Feb.08 flagged off some of its staff to Zambia to acquire more skills and enhance the institution’s capacity to manage operations of electricity generation facilities countrywide. …

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UEGCL to light 60 villages in Kayunga district.

Nearly 60 villages in Kayunga district are set to be connected to the national electricity grid to boost the socio-economic status of the population, according to Eng. Harrison Mutikanaga, the managing director at the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mutikanga, who was accompanied by …

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UEGCL records Shs92bn net profit in FY2020/21

Profitability included Shs71bn from foreign exchange gains on Isimba loans Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | “We yet congratulate ourselves upon the completion of another financial year in which despite the continued Covid-19 disruptions, we were able to make headway as a company,” Eng. Harrison Mutikanga said in his statement …

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Uganda gets Shs2.7bn from Sweden for solar energy

Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited has secured Shs2.7bn grant from Sweden’s Swedfund to conduct feasibility studies for floating solar development in the country. | THE INDEPENDENT | UEGCL Chief Executive Officer, Harrison Mutikanga and the Sweden Ambassador to Uganda Maria Hakanson signed memorandum of understanding in Kampala on Oct.12. “The …

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UEGCL commissions more projects under Isimba Dam project

The company now plans to rollout CDAP second phase that will include rural electrification, tree planting along R. Nile and improving water and sanitation facilities Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Electricity Generation Company executives have commissioned community development projects in Kayunga District in fulfilment of a promise made …

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