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Uganda joins international body on power dams

There is good news for Uganda which is investing heavily in the energy sector development projects to support economic activities. | THE INDEPENDENT | On June 14, Uganda was formally elected as the 101 member of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD). This was announced at the ICOLD’s 87th …

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Construction of Ayago hydro power still hangs in balance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The construction of the 840 Mega Watts Hydroelectric Power Plant on Victoria Nile in Ayaygo in Nwoya district still hangs in balance. Government signed an agreement with Mapa, a Turkish Construction firm to construct the dam in 2013 at the tune of US $1.970 …

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$567million Isimba dam switched on

  Private sector players ask for affordable electricity to power industries Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | On March 21, President Yoweri Museveni commissioned the Isimba Hydropower Dam, adding 183MW to the national grid. But the private sector, who consume most of the electricity accounting for 20% of their production …

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MPs recommend additional ugx 334bn to boost electricity use

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Natural Resources committee of parliament has recommended an extra Shillings 334 billion for electricity transmission, generation and distribution projects to utilize excess power. In its report to Parliament, the committee recommends that government allocates an additional Shillings 60 billion to the Rural Electrification Agency …

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COMMENT: Uganda needs 17,000MW of electricity

UEGCL could play a role in developing crucial new generation infrastructure COMMENT | HARRISON E. MUTIKANGA | In his address to the Nation on September 9, 2018; His Excellency the President stated that we are aiming at generating 17,000MW of electricity in the next 10 years. We at Uganda Electricity Generation …

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JOBS: Internal auditor UEGCL

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | UEGCL seeks to fill the following vacant position: INTERNAL AUDITOR. The Internal Auditor will review, evaluate and contribute to the improved effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes and perform audit assignments as directed by the supervisor The minimum education level required to …

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