France gives UEGCL €1.5 million for Okulacere and Agbinika power dams

France gives UEGCL €1.5 million for Okulacere and Agbinika power dams

With the Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL) 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, Uganda has Friday signed an agreement worth €1.5 million (Ushs 6.5 billion) smaller for hydropower projects.with  France through the French Development Agency. The […]

UEGCL among most profitable, gov’t reveals

UEGCL among most profitable, gov’t reveals

State minister for investment Evelyn Anite has revealed that state-owned power generator, Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL) is among the few state enterprises that are making profits for Ugandans. This comes following the announcement by Electricity Regulatory Authority that government will compensate the UEGCL for unused power generated by the Karuma hydropower plant. UEGCL says […]

UEGCL signs pact with Norwegians on renewable energy

UEGCL signs pact with Norwegians on renewable energy

Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL) chief executive officer Harrison Mutikanga has said a new  partnership on renewable energy with W Giertsen Energy Solutions of Norway will go a long way in equipping the country in the area of developing renewable energy He made the remarks on the 14th February 2017,  as UEGCL signed a Memorandum of Understanding with […]

Muzizi hydropower plant project works get Shs 342billion boast

Muzizi hydropower plant project works get Shs 342billion boast

The Uganda government has revealed a Shs 342bn (about 90 million Euros) concessional loan from different European countries for the construction of the Shs 418bn Muzizi hydropower plant project. The project is at River Muzizi which is 6km upstream of Lake Albert in Kibaale District extending to Kabarole, Kyenjojo and Ntoroko districts in western Uganda. […]

Museveni ministers fight over Mbabazi man during cabinet meeting

Museveni ministers fight over Mbabazi man during cabinet meeting

President Museveni doesn’t often do regret but the current friction and bickering between his old friends in cabinet and new generation devotees will be an exception when he gets briefed. A new report claims that last week on Wednesday as Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda chaired a cabinet meeting, the issue of who should succeed […]