ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Application for a License for the establishment of a 3.2mw Hydro Power Plant in Kabarole 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 Rwenkuba Electricity Company Limited .

The License will enable Rwenkuba Electricity Company Limited construct, generate and sell 3.2MW of electricity from a hydro power plant proposed to be established across Rivers Yerya and Nsongya in Kisomoro Sub-county, Kabarole 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:
  Latitude  Longitude 
Nsongya Weir  00° 30′ 03.9′  30° 14’ 10.7” 
Yerya Weir  00° 29′ 02.9′  30°14’23.7” 
Power House  00° 29′ 02.3′  30° 14′ 35.6′ 
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, Kabarole District.
  3. The Office of the L.C.V Chairperson, Kabarole District.
  4. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Kabarole 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 Kampala.
P.O. Box 10332, Kampala
Tel: +256 414 341 852/393260166
Fax +256-41-434 1624
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Last Updated on Thursday, 29 December 2016 17:02