Uganda Considers Review of Power Sector as Eskom Exit Looms
The Ugandan government says it is taking a fresh look at the concession model it has used to run the electricity subsector in the past 15 years after the South African power firm's generation contract has come into question and legislators called for its termination.The Parliamentary Natural Resources Committee visited some of the Eskom plants where they accused Eskom of running down the generation facilities by focusing on operations rather than maintenance of the plants.
Five electricity companies have submitted investment plans for 2018 to the Electricity Regulatory Authority in Uganda, all of them signalling an increase in capital expenditure. In ... Read more »
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