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UEDCL revenues jump to Shs70bn

Technology, network expansion and investments in a new pole plant will drive revenues up going forward, executives say | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited has reported a sharp rise in revenue from Shs54bn in FY2017/2018 to Shs70bn in FY2018/2019 citing increased electricity network in rural areas. Paul …

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Isingiro residents protest lack of power supply

Isingiro, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Residents of Ngarama parish in Ngarama Sub County, Isingiro district are protesting the delayed connection of their area to the power grid by the Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL).  The affected residents are from the villages of Ishozi, Ngando, Biharwe, Mitooma, Kamutinda, Kyamburara, Rugando, Bushenyi, …

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UEDCL seeks $3.1million to expand pole plant

Plan will support government’s development targets relating to electricity distribution countrywide Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited is seeking US$3.1million (approx. Shs11billion) to start construction of its mega pole production plant in Wakiso District. Paul Mwesigwa, the managing director for UEDCL said on Aug.17 that …

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Northern Uganda to endure unstable electricity supply until April

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Power consumers in Northern Uganda will continue experiencing unreliable electricity supply until April when alternative power line from Achwa 2 hydroelectricity plant is switched on. Power consumers in the region currently rely on an erratic power line from Jinja which snakes to Tororo, Soroti and …

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JOBS: Drivers wanted at UEDCL

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL)is looking for drivers. Job Title: Driver Number of positions : 05 Duty Station: Kampala 1. A minimum of A Level certificate 2. Five years experience in truck driving 3. Minimum age is 35 years DEADLINE: January, 24 …

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Achwa power station ready to generate power- UEDCL

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited -UEDCL, says the Achwa 2 hydro-electric power station is ready to generate power for distribution to domestic and commercial end-users in northern Uganda. The 42 megawatts hydroelectric power plant is located in Angagura sub county along the Achwa river …

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Power outages to continue in Northern region – UMEME manager

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda`s power distribution firm, Umeme limited has said that the Northern region will continue experiencing power outages. The region has been experiencing persistent power outages for over thirty years. But Umeme has attributed the problem to the single source of power transmission and vandalism …

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