Ugandan Govt Moves to Curb Power Shortage

According to government, the addition of nine megawatts of electricity from Kabalega plant to the national grid will boost power production reducing shortage in the country.

  • Uganda:   Demand for Electricity Up

    New Vision, 4 September 2012

    Electricity demand has increased sharply a month after the multi-million dollar Bujagali Hydropower Project delivered 250 Mega Watts (MW) to national grid. Read more »

  • Uganda:   Govt Pledges to Solve Electricity Shortage

    Observer, 31 January 2013

    Following the addition of nine megawatts of electricity from the newly-commissioned Kabalega hydro power station to the national grid, government has reiterated its commitment to… Read more »

The government has promised power shortage will be a thing of the past.

  • Uganda:   Nation Gets U.S.$19 Million for Power

    EA Business, 28 January 2013

    The ministry of Energy through Uganda Energy Credit Capitalization Company (UECCC) has received a grant of up to Euro 13.1 million($19m) from Netherlands based Orio Infrastructure… Read more »

  • Uganda:   Nile Powers Uganda Slowly

    IPS, 24 October 2012

    Uganda is facing the unwelcome possibility of increased costs for building a projected 600-megawatt hydropower plant at the Karuma Falls, on the Victoria Nile, owing to… Read more »

  • Uganda:   Region to be Connected to National Power Grid

    New Vision, 13 September 2012

    Plans are underway to connect the West Nile region to the national power grid as a long-term solution to lack of electricity in the area. Read more »


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