ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Application for a License for the Establishment of a 6.9 MW Hydro Power Plant in Bulambuli District


The Electricity Regulatory Authority(ERA) has received under Section 33 of the Electricity Act 1999, Cap 145, 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 SM Hydro Limited .

The License will enableSM HydroLimited construct, generate and sell 6.9MW of electricity from a Hydro Power Plant proposed to be established across Rivers Mbigi and Sirimitiyo in Muyembe Sub-county, Bulambuli District.

  Latitude Longitude
Intake 01° 18′34.3″N 34°19’ 41.5”E
Power House 01° 18′45.3″ N 34° 18′59.2″E
The generated power will be sold to 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, Bulambuli District
  3. The Office of the LCV Chairperson, Bulambuli District
  4. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Bulambuli 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 to the project not later than 30 (thirty) 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: +256 414 341 185/ 0393260166
Fax +256 414 341 624
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 May 2017 12:23