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Jacobsen seeks renewal of thermal power generation contract

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Energy company Jacobsen Uganda Power Plant Company Ltd has applied to have its license renewed for the operation of the Namanve thermal power plant amid protests questioning the need for its expensive power when the country is generating more electricity than the existing demand. …

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Isimba dam contractor, UEGCL boss clash before Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A meeting convened by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga to resolve the US $42M payment dispute for Isimba Dam construction ended in counter accusations between the officials of China International Water & Electric Co and Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited-UEGCL. The Tuesday afternoon …

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Lessons from national electricity blackouts

Government has the capacity to mobilise equipment and manpower and respond quickly to emergencies COMMENT | HARRISON E. MUTIKANGA | The recent locust invasion, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, extreme hydrological events with increased precipitation and rising Lake Victoria water levels, degraded lake catchment, and the subsequent potential threats to dam …

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Water and sanitation deadlock

  Museveni, experts call for holistic approach to deal with sector challenges Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | What would it take to improve water access, sanitation in most African countries that are essentially poor? This is one question that came up during the 20th Water and Sanitation International Congress …

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Isimba dam contractor pleads with MPs over withheld UGX 154b

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Isimba Power Dam contractor has asked Parliament to compel Government to release 154 billion shillings it’s holding.  The Ministry of Energy and Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) is holding 154 Billion shillings for the Isimba Dam Contractor China Water and Electrical Company Ltd until …

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