- Friday, 28 February 2014 14:59
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Electricity Regulatory Authority will hold a half day training workshop for Electrical Installation Engineers, Technicians and Wiremen in Eastern Uganda on Friday 7th March 2014 at Shine-On Hotel along Naboa Road behind Umeme offices in Mbale town starting 9.00 am.
ERA will thereafter conduct interviews for Electrical Installation Engineers, Technicians and Wiremen the following day Saturday 8th March 2014 at the same venue starting 9.00 am.
- Thursday, 27 February 2014 20:45
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Umeme Limited has applied to the Electricity Regulatory Authority (Authority) for an adjustment of the end user retail tariff pursuant to the provisions of Umeme Limited’s License No. 48 for Supply of Electricity.
The reason for the tariff application as stated in Umeme’s application is that the Authority modified Umeme Limited’s License in the year 2012 and 2013.
- Thursday, 27 February 2014 20:40
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Stakeholders at a recently concluded networking event organized by Electricity Regulatory Authority lauded government for its prioritization of the electricity infrastructure development reflected in the commitment to the development of large hydro generation projects and the extension of the transmission infrastructure across the country but demanded for reliable and quality electricity supply.
During the networking consultative meeting held on February 25th 2014 at the Sheraton Kampala hotel, a cross section of executives from various stakeholders including large and small scale manufacturers, Members of Parliament, the private sector and the media emphasized the need for reliable and quality electricity supply as top priority for the electricity consumer.
- Thursday, 27 February 2014 20:26
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The GETFiT Premium Payment Mechanism on Monday 24th February 2014 hosted a round table discussion with commercial banks aimed at facilitating their involvement in renewable energy project financing in Uganda.
The key objective of the GET Fit program is to leverage public and private sources of capital towards renewable energy projects in Uganda. Specifically, key stakeholders (including Government of Uganda) are looking to encourage active involvement of regional commercial banks in the renewable energy sector in order to ensure their future role and involvement as investment providers.
In a systematic effort to offer commercial banks an alternative investment package, GET FiT Uganda has already achieved significant milestones including a Standardized Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) and an Implementation Agreement (IA) which have been developed in corporation with global Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and other project- financing entities.
- Thursday, 27 February 2014 18:53
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Electricity Regulatory Authority on Wednesday 19th February 2014 held a stakeholder consultative meeting in respect of PH Industrial Farms license application to establish at 1MW biomass gasification plant in Mede village, Palaro Sub County - Gulu district.
PH Industrial Farms applied to the Electricity Regulatory Authority for a license to establish a biomass gasification plant that would use maize grain and farm waste as its fuel for generating the proposed power.
Some of the key issues that were raised at the consultative meeting was the controversy on the exact political location of the land on which the developer intended to establish the project. Both the districts of Gulu and Amuru claim ownership of the location.