ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Notice of Intended Application for a License for the Establishment Of a 3.0 MW Hydropower Plant on Rivers Chesebere and Cheptui in Kapchorwa 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 Kapchorwa Uganda Limitedforthe Generation and Sale of electricity from a hydropower plant proposed to be established on Rivers Cheptui and Chesebere in Bunambutye Sub County and Kapchorwa Municipality in Bulambuli and Kapchorwa Districts respectively. The proposed project is within the vicinity of the following coordinates (Arc 1960 Zone 35S):-

  Latitude Longitude
Chesebere Intake 153738.91N 656486.57E
Cheptui Intake 152042.92N 655910.48E
Power House 153553.93N 655307.76E


Kapchorwa Uganda Limitedintends to undertake detailed feasibility studies and other activities leading to the development of the above-mentioned power project whose proposed installed capacity is 3.0 MW. 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:-

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, Bulambuli District.

  3. The Office of the LCV Chairperson, Bulambuli District.

  4. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Bulambuli District.

  5. The Office of the RDC, Kapchorwa District.

  6.  The Office of the LCV Chairperson, Kapchorwa District.

  7. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Kapchorwa 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 office 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 341852/0393 260166
Fax +256 414 341 624
Email: iThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 February 2017 11:12