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UMEME courts local leaders to curb vandalism, power theft

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Umeme, Uganda’s main electricity service provider has started building ties with local leaders in greater Kampala to curb power theft and vandalism of transmission lines and transformers. The plan was unveiled in a meeting between Umeme officials and local council one-LCI leaders from Kampala East …

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UMEME: Power consumption increased by 9% in 2018

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electricity consumption in Uganda increased by 9.1 per cent in 2018, according to Umeme, the country’s major power service provider. According to Umeme’s financial results for 2018 published Monday,  the electricity distributers sold 3,011 Gigawatt hours of electricity from the 2017 out-turn of …

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Umeme earns extra sh1.4 trillion in 2018

⬆ Customer connections – 1.3M ⬆ Electricity Sales by 9.1% -Ugx1.6Trillion ⬆ EBITDA by 8.9% -Ugx354 billion ⬆ Net Cash Flow from Operations by 31% -Ugx395 billion ⬆ Capital Investments Ugx231 billion Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s main electricity distribution company Umeme have registered growth in several sectors in financial performance for …

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UMEME loses ugx 900m in northern Uganda power outages

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 900 million Shillings has been lost by the UMEME due to power outages in Northern Uganda in a space of eight months. The northern Uganda towns of Gulu, Lira, and Kitgum, among others, have faced dire power outages in the recent past, mainly …

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Power tariffs drop

  Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Uganda’s Electricity Regulatory Authority has slightly reduced the electricity tariffs for the first quarter of 2019 compared with preceding quarter but not enough to stimulate industrial growth. The latest consumer tariff schedule shows that domestic consumers will now pay Shs718.9, down from Shs …

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Major power blackout hits South Western Uganda districts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A major power blackout has hit several Southwestern districts for over 24 hours crippling business. The blackout, which started on Sunday morning, has affected Ntungamo, Rukiga, Kabale, Rubanda, Rukungiri, Kanungu and Kisoro districts. In Ntungamo and Kabale districts, the outage has triggered water shortage …

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Electricity Supply Cost: Museveni, UMEME differ

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | While UMEME recently boasted that they are innovating to reduce operation costs, President Yoweri Museveni has in his New Year’s message said the leading power distributor in the country accounts for 34% of the power distribution cost. Museveni said UMEME is a key “distorter” in the …

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UMEME disconnects Mbale market over Sh33 million power debt

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | UMEME has disconnected Mbale Central Market over accumulated unpaid power bills of Shs 33million.The disconnection, which was carried out two weeks ago has left vendors counting losses. The most affected areas include; those selling fresh fish, meat, salons, tertiary clothes, tailors, mobile phones repairs, bakery, …

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