ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Application for a License for the Establishment of a 2.0 MW Hydro Power Plant in Kapchorwa District

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (‘the Authority’) has under Section 33 of the Electricity Act, 1999, Chapter 145 of the Laws of Uganda, (‘the Act’) and Regulation 7 of the Electricity (Application for Permit, Licence and Tariff Review ) Regulations, 2007 (‘the Regulations’) received an Application for a Generation and Sale License fromSenok Kabeywa Two (Pvt) Limited.

The License will enableSenok Kabeywa Two (Pvt) Limited construct, generate and sell 2.0 MW of electricity from a Hydro Power Plant proposed to be established across River Sirimitiyo in Kabeywa, Gamogo and Cheptelek Sub-Counties in Kapchorwa District. The specific locations of the different scheme structures are as follows;

  Latitude Longitude
Intake 145,510 N 654,572E
Power House 145,968 N 651,641 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 from the addresses below:-

  1. Electricity Regulatory Authority
    ERA House Plot 15, Shimoni Road, Nakasero - Kampala
  2. The Office of the Resident District Commissioner, Kapchorwa District
  3. The Office of the LCV Chairperson, Kapchorwa District
  4. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Kapchorwa 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 to the Authority not later than 30 (thirty) days from the date of publication of this Notice to the Secretary to the Authority on the above address. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 August 2017 15:06