ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Notice of Intended Application for a License for the Establishment of A 1.1 MW Hydropower Plant on River Haisesero in Kabale District by Great Lakes Hydro Limited

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has under Section 29 of the Electricity Act, 1999, received a Notice of Intended Application for a License from Great Lakes Hydro Limited for the Generation and Sale of electricity from a Hydropower Plant proposed to be established on River Haisesero in Muko Sub County, Kabale District. The project is located within the vicinity of the following coordinates;

The proposed project is within the vicinity of the following coordinates;
  Latitude Longitude
Weir  01°12’42.57”S  29°49’52.47”E
Power House 01°11’35.23”S  29°49’23.70”E




Great Lakes Hydro Limited intends to undertake detailed feasibility studies and other activities leading to the development of the above-mentioned Power Project whose proposed installed capacity is 1.1 MW. The generated power will be distributed to areas within the vicinity of the proposed project 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
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. The Office of the RDC, Kabale District
  3. The Office of the L.C.V Chairperson, Kabale District
  4. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Kabale District

Pursuant to Section 30 of the Electricity Act, 1999, Electricity Regulatory Authority hereby invites directly affected parties and local authorities in the areas affected by the project to make comments and log objections (if any) in respect to 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 to the Application/Notice in writing by hand delivery, email, fax or any other recorded delivery to the Secretary to the Authority on the above address.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 March 2018 09:56