Umeme: 12 years of powering Uganda, transforming lives

Umeme: 12 years of powering Uganda, transforming lives

It is hard to believe today, but just 12 years ago access to electricity was reserved for urban dwellers. Under the government run Uganda Electricity Board, power outages were expected rather than a surprise and the national power company was losing four in every ten shillings of power it produced to thieves and an old […]

UMEME sets $155 million 2018 investment plan

UMEME sets $155 million 2018 investment plan

Uganda’s leading electricity distribution company, UMEME Limited, injected over USD500m (about Shs1.8trn) in developing necessary infrastructure in 2017, now, they have earmarked a further USD 155 million for new investments in the next year, a top executive said on Thursday. At the ongoing Electricity Regulatory Authority’s tariff review public hearing at Imperial Hotel, UMEME’s deputy […]