ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Notice of Intended Application for a License for the Establishment of a 146 MW Excess Associated Gas Power Plant In Buliisa 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 Total E&P Uganda B.V forthe Generation and Sale of electricity from an Excess Associated Gas Power Plant proposed to be established in Buliisa District. The project is located within the vicinity of the following coordinates (WG S84 N 36);

Node Easting (m) Northing (m)
01 – North East 328476 242051
02 – North West 329268 242387
03 – South East 328906 241039
04 – South West 329698 241375

Total E&P Uganda B.Vintends to undertake detailed feasibility studies and other activities leading to the development of the above-mentioned power project whose proposed installed capacity is 146 MW. The generated power will be used by the company at its Central Processing Facility and the excess 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, Buliisa District
  3. The Office of the LCV Chairperson, Buliisa District
  4. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Buliisa 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: +256 414 341 185, Fax +256 414 341 624

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Dated this 25th day of May 2017


Last Updated on Monday, 29 May 2017 17:14