ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Notice of Intended Application for a License for the Establishment of a 5.7 Mw Hydropower Plant on River Manafwa in Bududa District

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has under Section 29 of the Electricity Act 1999, Cap 145, received a Notice of Intended Application for a License from LD Heavy Engineering (Private) Limited for the Generation and Sale of electricity from a hydropower plant proposed to be established on River Manafwa in Bududa District.
The proposed project is within the vicinity of the following coordinates;
  Latitude Longitude
Weir 01°02’50.96”N 34°22’43.78”E
Power House 01°04’06.10”N 34°24’29.46”E
LD Heavy Engineering (Private) Limited intends to undertake detailed feasibility studies and other activities leading to the development of the above-mentioned power project whose proposed installed capacity is 5.7MW. The generated power will be sold to the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited and fed into the national grid.
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, Bududa District.
  3. The Office of the L.C.V Chairperson, Bududa District.
  4. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Bududa District.
Pursuant to Section 30 of the Electricity Act 1999, Cap 145, the Electricity Regulatory Authority hereby invites directly affected parties and local authorities in the areas affected by the project to make comments and lodge objections (if any) in respect of the notice to the Authority, not later than 30 days from the date of publication of this notice.
Directly affected parties and affected public agencies are invited to submit their comments in respect of the application/notice in writing by hand delivery, email, fax or any other recorded delivery to the offices of the Authority for the attention of:-
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 16:38