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Karuma dam construction reaches 71%

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Physical progress of works (civil, hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical) of the construction of the 600MW Karuma hydro-power dam is now at 71% completion rate ahead of official commissioning in December next year. The dam, which is constructed under the ground, is costing the government of Uganda …

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UEGCL sees higher profits ahead

 The company records Shs 13.9bn loss in 2016 Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s electricity generation company, UEGCL, has slipped back into loss making territory a year after it registered a substantial profit in 2015 but the executives say the company has better days ahead. Financial records released in Kampala …

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Karuma to get skyline facility

Energy minister launches construction of Karuma Dam employer’s facility Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | On Oct. 27, the State Minister for Energy and Mineral Development, Simon D’Ujanga, launched the construction of a Permanent Employer’s Camp at the 600MW Karuma Dam. The facility’s cost is part of the entire US$1.7 billion …

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France, Uganda sign Shs 6.2 billion power generation deal

The government of Uganda through its agency, the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) has received a grant worth Shs 6.2 billion from a French development agency (AFD) to facilitate the process of undertaking feasibility studies for a number of small hydro-power generation sites. The sites are located in the …

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UEGCL visits Isimba, warns on crack repairs

The Board of Directors of Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) has warned about none conformity to agreed repair methods for previously observed cracks at the Isimba Hydro Power Project. The board made the observation Friday when they visited the Isimba Hydro Power Project site to assess the progress of the …

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