UEGCL, Infratech marriage in Isimba over

UEGCL, Infratech marriage in Isimba over

Officials from Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) on Thursday officially took over the reins as Indian consultancy firm Energy Infratech PVT Limited (EIPL) stopped supervising construction works on Isimba hydro power plant. This follows the owner’s engineer fallout with their bosses UEGCL under chief executive […]

Energy Infratech leaves Shs1.4trillion Isamba dam

Energy Infratech leaves Shs1.4trillion Isamba dam

About 12 months back, supervisors employed by India’s Energy Infratech Pvt Limited were accused by Uganda Engineers Registration Board of “practicing illegally in Uganda” more than three years after the two projects kicked off.  Fast forward to 2017, the contract at the country’s ongoing second biggest hydro power project, Energy Infratech’s 40 months fixed term […]

Karuma and Isimba dams set for 2018 completion – UEGCL

Karuma and Isimba dams set for 2018 completion –  UEGCL

The Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL) says they are on track for the completion of Isimba and Karuma dams — two of the country’s most ambitious energy projects expected to double the power output. The contractors for Karuma and Isimba dams are Chinese firms Synohydro and China Water and Electric (CWE) respectively.  Both tenders were […]