ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Notice of Intended Application for a License for the Establishment of a 2 MW Hydropower Plant on River Atari 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 a Joint Venture between Lemastota Hydro Power (Pvt) Limited and LD Heavy Engineering (Pvt) Limited forthe Generation and Sale of electricity from a hydro power plant proposed to be established in Kaptanya Sub County, Kapchorwa District. The project is located within the vicinity of the following coordinates;

  Latitude Latitude
Weir / Intake 01⁰26’17.80” N 34⁰28’44.80” E
Power House 01⁰27’9.86” N 34⁰28’48.38” E


The Lemastota Hydro Power (Pvt) Limited and LD Heavy Engineering (Pvt) Limited Joint Venture intendsto undertake detailed feasibility studies and other activities leading to the development of the above-mentioned power project whose proposed installed capacity is 2.0MW. 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, Kapchorwa District.
  3. The Office of the L.C.V Chairperson, Kapchorwa District.
  4. 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 submit in writing (by hand, email, fax or other recorded delivery) any objections and comments in respect of the project to the Authority at the address below not later than 30 days from the date of publication of this notice.

The Secretary
Electricity Regulatory Authority
ERA House,
Plot 15, Shimoni Road, Nakasero,
Kampala

Last Updated on Friday, 23 June 2017 10:46