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Application for Transfer of License Kilembe Mines Limited

Under Section 46 of the Electricity Act 1999, Cap 145, (‘the Act’) and Regulation 12 of the Electricity (Application for permit,
License and Tariff review) Regulations, 2007

Kilembe Mines Limited (Transferor) has applied for the transfer of its License Number 106/2014 for the Generation and Sale of 5MW of Electricity at Mubuku I Hydro Power Station to Tibet Hima Mining Company (Transferee).

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Announcement of the 3rd Round and Final Request for Proposals under the GET FiT Premium Payment Mechanism

The GET FiT Secretariat wishes to inform interested developers that GoU and KfW will carry out a third and final request for proposals (RfP) regarding qualification for the GET FiT Premium Payment Mechanism in Q4 2014. The program continues to target up to 185 MW of clean renewable energy for the Ugandan National grid. The third RFP will generally follow the same procedures as the first two RFPs and will apply the same scoring criteria.

As this is expected to be the final RfP, project developers are strongly encouraged to start and expedite project preparations as soon as possible. Developers are also encouraged to contact the GET FiT Secretariat regarding guidance on specific questions or concerns.

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Schedule of Electricity Retail Tariffs for the Second Quarter 2014

The Electricity Regulatory Authority is pleased to announce the applicable Quarterly Adjustment Factors for the second quarter (April to June 2014) and the resultant End User Retail Tariffs across Customer Categories that will be charged by Umeme Ltd. 

On 14th January 2014, the Electricity Regulatory Authority announced and published the base retail tariffs and other charges to be paid by electricity consumers in 2014. The Authority also published the methodology that shall be followed on a quarterly basis to review and adjust tariffs in accordance with the Electricity Act, 1999 (Cap 145 of the Laws of Uganda).

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Application for a License for the Establishment of 83mw Hydropower Plant in Pader and Gulu Districts

Under sections 33 & 35 of the Electricity Act 1999, Cap 145 (the Act) and Regulations 7 & 8 (2) (d) of the Electricity (Application for Permit, Licence and Tariff Review) Regulations, 2007 (the regulations). The Electricity Regulatory Authority (‘the Authority’) has received an application for a Generation and Sale license from PAC S.p.A trading as ARPE Limited.

The License will enable PAC S.p.A trading as ARPE Limited construct, generate and sell 42MW and 41MW of electricity from hydro power plants proposed to be established across River Achwa in Burlobo village, Angagura Sub-county, Pader and Gulu Districts. The generated power will be sold to Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited and fed into the national grid.

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Application for a License for the Establishment of 6.5mw Hydro Power Plant in Kabale District

Under sections 33 & 35 of the Electricity Act 1999, Cap 145 (the Act) and Regulations 7 & 8 (2) (d) of the Electricity (Application for Permit, Licence and Tariff Review) Regulations, 2007 (the Regulations). The Electricity Regulatory Authority (‘the Authority’) has received an application for a Generation and Sale license from Muvumbe Hydro (U) Limited.

The License will enable Muvumbe Hydro (U) Limited construct, generate and sell 6.5MW of electricity from a hydro power plant proposed to be established across River Nyakizumba (also known as River Maziba) in Kahondo Village, Maziba Sub-county, Kabale District. The generated power will be sold to Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited and fed into the national grid.

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