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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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Electricity generation company in record Shs24bn profit

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) announced on Dec.17 that it had made a net profit of Shs24.7bn for the financial year 2018/19, up from a loss of Shs10.8bn a year before. Officials said the profit, the first since the company’s inception in 2001, …

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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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