ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Notice of intended application for a license for the establishment of a 5.4 MW hydropower plant on river Nabuyonga in Mbale 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 Jelco Nengo Hydro Power Company Limited for the Generation and Sale of electricity from a hydropower plant proposed to be established on River Mitano in Bugangari and Nyamirama Sub Counties in, Rukungiri and Kanungu Districts respectively. The proposed project is within the vicinity of the following coordinates (Arc 1960 Zone 35S); 

The specific locations of the different scheme structures are as follows:
Dam   812122 3992133
Forebay   811645  992185
 Power House   811777  9921948
Jelco Nengo Hydro Power Company 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 6.7MW. 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, Kanungu District.
  3. The Office of the L.C.V Chairperson, Kanungu District.
  4. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Kanungu District.
  5. The Office of the RDC, Rukungiri District.
  6. The Office of the L.C.V Chairperson, Rukungiri District.
  7. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Rukungiri 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 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 17:48