ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Application for a License for the Establishment of a 44.7 MW Hydro Power Plant in Kibaale District

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (‘the Authority’) has received under Section 33 of the Electricity Act 1999, Cap 145, (‘the Act’) and Regulation 7 of the Electricity (Application for Permit, Licence and Tariff Review ) Regulations, 2007 (Regulations) an Application for a Generation and Sale License from Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL).

The License will enable UEGCL construct, generate and sell 44.7MW of electricity from a hydro power plant proposed to be established across River Muzizi in Muzizi A and Muzizi B village(s), Kyaterekera Sub-county, Kibaale District. The generated power will be sold to Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited and fed into the national grid.

The specific locations of the different scheme structures are as follows;

  Northing Easting
Intake 228 055.85 105 115.03
Surge Tank 227 339.81 107 141.74
Power House 226 547.93 107 711.27
Interested persons are invited to inspect the application / Notice from the addresses below:-
  1. Electricity Regulatory Authority
    ERA House Plot 15, Shimoni Road, Nakasero, Kampala.
  2. The Office of the RDC, Kibale District.
  3. The Office of the L.C.V Chairperson, Kibale District.
  4. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Kibale District.
Pursuant to Section 35 of the Act and Regulation 8 (2) (d) of the Regulations, the Authority invites directly affected parties
and public agencies/authorities in the areas affected by the project to submit in writing (by post, hand delivery, email, fax or other recorded delivery) any objection and comments in respect of the project to the Authority at the address listed below not later than 30 (thirty) days from the date of publication of this notice.
Written comments must be addressed to:
The Secretary,
Electricity Regulatory Authority,
ERA House,Plot 15, Shimoni Road, Nakasero,
P.O. Box 10332, Kampala
Tel: +256 414 341 852,+256 393 260 166 Fax +256 414 341 624
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Last Updated on Thursday, 22 December 2016 16:41