ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Application for a License for the Establishment of a 25MW Bagasse Power Plant in Buikwe District

The Electricity Regulatory Authority(‘the Authority’) has received under Section 33 of the Electricity Act 1999, Cap 145, (‘the Act’) and Regulation 7 of the Electricity (Application for Permit, License and Tariff Review ) Regulations, 2007 (Regulations) an Application for a Generation and Sale of Electricity License from Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited.

The License will enable Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limitedconstruct and generate 25MW of electricity from a Bagasse power plant proposed to be established at the Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited premises in Lugazi, Buikwe District. 14.9MW of the generated power will be sold to the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited and fed into the national grid. The remainder of the power shall be utilized by the Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited in their operations.

Interested persons are invited to inspect the application / Notice from the addresses below:-

  1. Electricity Regulatory Authority
    ERA House Plot 15, Shimoni Road, Nakasero,
  2. The Office of the RDC, Buikwe District.
  3. The Office of the L.C.V Chairperson, Buikwe District.
  4. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Buikwe 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 of the project to the Authority at the address listed below not later than 30 (thirty) days from the date of publication of this notice. 

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

Last Updated on Friday, 23 June 2017 16:32